A Linux equivalent of WButton. Problems with Wifi Atheros Acer wlmi. I am kind of new to ubuntu but I didn’t try fiddle with my system, I bought an excellent book which gave me a bit more insight. Actually the higher channels will give less range, but being less used also less congestion but then 11a is not as prone to congestion as it has more non over lapping channels. But I appreciate your trying to help anyway. Posted November 6, edited. I have a smcwpci-g eu wificard with a Atheros AG chip.

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If you could tell me the make and model of your laptop that may shed some light on the problem. Problems with Wifi Atheros Acer wlmi Well, if you want i will explain how i connected my wireless.

With the two “versions” of the card, one being based on the RealTek chip and the other on the Atheros chip, you’re saying, in contrast to my statement that the card based on the Atheros chip part number is unsupported in Win7, that the RealTek driver will in fact work for it, too? This was after I installed the ‘linux-backports-modules-intrepid’ package from within Synaptic I think package source is in Ubuntu installer CD and rebooted, as per this thread: If anyone else out here has had this winodws, I would be most appreciated if you post some links or tell me how you did it.


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Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility https: Drivers installed on Xbased computers must have a digital signature. I upgraded to 8. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. I found another setting “Netband” in the registry, fiddling around with that one now The two options seem to be completely different.

Do you have an orignal driver?

I think its terrible that companies like Atheros make it so difficult to actually use their products. But yes I already disabled that function. Windows 7 x64 and Vista x64 I think will only use signed drivers.

From the forum threads I’ve researched thus far, people have always associated the LED failing to light up with their non-functioning wireless connections.

On the other hand it is lit under windows. Yes, I have installed 8.

LinNotes · Wireless drivers for “Askey AR5BMB5” or “Atheros ARG” (ARA based)

For details and our forum data attribution, retention ztheros privacy policy, see here. About the unmodified drivers do they normaly work. The only downside that i’m aware of is that you won’t be able to search for available wireless broadcasts, but then if you’re not roaming it shouldn’t matter.

Did the bsod start before you upgraded the drivers?

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Actually the higher channels will give less range, but being less used also less congestion but then 11a is not as prone to congestion as it has more non over lapping channels. My hunch is that’s because the hardware isn’t responding because it’s not switched wjndows. I uninstalled and reistalled de modded drivers and lowerd my ram frequency because it was overclocked to verify that the BSOD are realy because atheroa the modded drivers.


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[ubuntu] Problems with Wifi Atheros @ Acer wlmi

If anyone can shed some light on this, I would be grateful. Edited November 6, by XP x64 user. Bus, alas, my wireless still doesn’t work. Windows 7 64bit will now allow unsigned drivers to be used and they will be blocked on bootup I am checking right now what type of adapter i have on my destop. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.

Well, funny story, the braindamaged wireless subwoofer of my Samsung soundsystem which.

Because I tried some other unmodified driver versions and they would not install. The unmodified drivers won’t install. We have the same wireless card.