You could try this https: I use bit version with kernel 4. Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working I booted up without the cable, and checked lsmod grep ath which showed this: To learn how to submit patches please read our Submitting patches guideline. I currently suspect that perhaps there’s a software application that’s interfering with the wireless application, but have no idea how to find out. Cat-5 networking connection is working.

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Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working Sorry for the delay in responding. Secondly, I’m presuming you’ve set rfkill to soft-unblock the device.

Originally Posted by drpjkurian. How satisfied are you with this response? By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. When the switch is pushed to the right, the light turns blue, and the wireless is active. Download in other formats: What is the exact model number of the Atheros Wireless adapter?

It said wireless disabled.

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Thirdly, I’m presuming you’ve purged hal from your system which would be the default state if you did a fresh install of Lucid or Maverick. Hi Why cant you try Madwifi drivers? Alternatively you can use the Linux wireless compatibility package but please be sure to post patches in unified diff format diff -u. I currently suspect that perhaps there’s a software application that’s interfering with the wireless application, but have no idea how to find out.


It continued to try to connect to my wireless, but I gave up on it and disconnected after the third time it showed me the password prompt which, again, I know I’m typing in the right password in case you’re wondering.

Is there a problem with an Atheros (ath5k) wireless adapter with Win-7-64-PRO?

WandererB Created on July 21, I clicked on my network, but it just wouldn’t work. June 5th, 5. You can also check in Atheros manual or get in touch with Atheros attheros check if you have Windows 7 64bit compatible drivers available.

Nachito 2 5. I use bit version with kernel 4. Liam Atherow 1 4 Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working Okay, after a reboot without my cable plugged in, I had the same issue as in my post above.

MadWIfi is working on providing a driver for users which does not require compiling a wireless I first did “rfkill list all” to see what was being blocked, and at the time, I had this: The 32bit version has kernel 4. I pushed the wireless toggle button on my laptop, and then I saw the list of the other available networks including my own.


Sorry this didn’t help.

I found the solution which is detailed in this very old ubuntu bug report. If not, try downloading the Windows Vista 64bit drivers and try installing in Vista compatibility mode. Find More Posts by rokytnji View Blog. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

I think to try another Puppy version. The wireless-testing tree – this is where the latest code can be wjreless and what the develpers work with. You could try this https: Praseetha K Replied on July 22,