You could try Code: The time now is I used that code, and just that code. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I had a Compaq with the same problem and followed the directions at the bottom and the problem was solved.

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But I do have question, dear praseodym Also, not sure if I mentioned it.

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What part of the results in the Code sections of my post did you see that the hardware was encrypted? Email Required, but never shown.

I’ve spent hours on google trying this supposed solution and that supposed solution and so far nothing has changed anything. It might be related to the digital restrictions? They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. BuZZ-dEE 9, 11 51 Last edited by malsagenda; at Permission denied I don’t know of any alternative solutions, but advice is appreciated.

Does anybody know how to get the Atheros arx wireless adapter working under Debian Linux 5.


Try searching on the net, although it is somehow a difficult and rare issue to search on, being that “opensourcerers” just install non-libre drivers and “solve” their issues by putting proprietary code into their boxes. Join Date Aug Beans 4. I’m not sure what you mean, or how to go about bringing the wlan up.

Originally Posted by casrenooij. And one more, on the off chance, could the device have been disabled by a virus when the laptop was still running windoze? I remember when I fixed her computer I had some 20 or 30 minutes trying several things to get the linud until I found out it was the switch!!

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networking – How to get Atheros arx wireless adapter working under Debian Linux? – Super User

Hello malsagenda, welcome to LQ, please open a terminal on your Linux-machine and execute as root or with sudo the command Code: Curisouly, it seems to work on other, Debian-based, Linuxes. If you need to reset your password, click here. I installed Precise Puppy 5. Then go to the bottom and add: I have found out the problem, and it’s one of those things that keep you as a computer technician humble. At the time it was in use it was dependent on a proprietary abstraction layer due to regulatory concerns.


Originally Posted by malsagenda. Run iwconfig for that. July 6th, 6.

GNU/Linux Qualcomm Atheros AR242x AR542x ath5k wireless driver issues

CONF” “5” “12 January ” “” “”. When copying the code, apt said it could not find the “atheros firmware” Finally I solved the problem by finding a manual for the old Toshiba, which revealed a hardware switch! Originally Posted by malsagenda July 6th, 5.

If you could clarify that would be appreciated. So, I’m pretty sure I did something wrong. Replacing the card may not work as Toshiba does or has used digital restriction on the card slot. April 19th, 9.