Tags for this Thread ath5k , atheros , madwifi. Julius Thor joolli wrote on No issues transferring if i use eth0 on the acer, or boot into backtrack and use madwifi. I believe that this is becoming a bigger issue that affects a large enough community running IBM Thinkpads that we need to get to the bottom of this. I suppose beacause of update but not sure about this – BTW how can I check updates log? It may be that the packaging was important – I was running the UNR 9.

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Please let me know if I can capture anything more useful. Now, after a recent upgrade to the 2. Sorry for the confusion.

[ubuntu] Activating MadWifi / blacklisting ath5k Acer Aspire One/

The University WiFi network is unencrypted. Andreas Jonsson sonofjon wrote on Instructions for enabling proposed are at: All times are GMT I’m going to take the liberty to mark this bug as a duplicate to this new bug so that everyone will continue to be notified of any progress.

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I’ve never had a notebook before, but as a desktop user, I was a Ubuntu user since 2 years, and I’ve never had a I’m new to Linux and I have some problems. After booting, or when I disable and then re-enable networking with the Network Manager applet, access points are only sporadically detected: Tags for this Thread ath5katherosmadwifi.

IKT ikt on When it is finished, type as root make install.

Usually I can’t connect at all while in my University. CPKS c-1 wrote on Can you try to disable Atheros proprietary drivers, as indicated in bug ?

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Seth Forshee sforshee wrote on If that one is still bad I’d suggest trying the following mainline builds: In the GUI, the only visible feedback atn5k that of the two-dot nm-applet icon, only one ever goes green, and the prompt for WPA passphrase re-appears every minute or so. However I tried the ath5k driver again about 2 months ago and had the exact same ath5i, so I tried changing the channel on my AP to something that wasn’t being used by my neighbors and since then my connection has stayed relatively stable.


If it’s a scanning or authentication issue please try the kernel from proposed, which may contain a fix for your issue. April 30th, 5. Join Date Nov Beans Can you try if your driver work with the hardy kernel? Intrepid Ibex, fully up to date as of beta release. April 29th, 2.

April 30th, blaccklist. Changed in linux Ubuntu: Now type the following commands in the terminal window: Have you tried booting into a Live session?

This solution is based on this thread on the forums: The wireless works out of the box without any issues, and everything else desktop effects, compiz, etc etc seems to be fine.

I can add that i have tried linux-backports -modules- karmic, but ath5 I am still experiencing the same problem. This is a critical regression from Ubuntu