Madwifi is a native linux driver that used to use a binary-only HAL and so must be compiled separately from the kernel. RX AssocResp from It works for maybe the first 5 seconds after I connect, but after that it’s just dead. The ath9k driver comes shortly after Atheros hired two key Linux wireless developers — Luis Rodriguez and Jouni Malinen. I found a solution, here’s a copy of my post on the ubuntuforums:
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Rodriguez mcgrof wrote on Richard, this bug was reported a while ago and there hasn’t been any activity in it recently.
Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_ATH9K: Atheros n wireless cards support
Richard ubuntu-richard wrote on The problem reappear with Karmic on MacBookPro 3,1. Here are the details:. It pollutes this bug report. For now, further information linus be found here.
For more information please see: It does not support the draft 11n protocol, but will work in “legacy” 11g mode. This problem manifests itself AFTER some time being connected so I think that it is related to the kernel problem reported in https: Penalver penalvch wrote on After installing linux-backports -modules- jaunty, connection works like a charm but may break from time to time. The ath9k driver comes shortly after Atheros hired two key Linux wireless developers — Luis Rodriguez and Jouni Malinen.
Which should look something like. Windows computer not being mine, I am afraid I should not install any additional driver on it. April 28th, 2.
Have to reboot to get a connection again. I get this issue even with Bluetooth turned off. This seems to affect some of the Macs with Broadcom hardware as well.
ath_hal instead of ath9k for AR?
April 28th, 3. This is on an eee PC HE.
We are pleased to announce Atheros has released ath9k to the community. Madwifi is a native linux driver that used to use a binary-only HAL and so must be compiled separately from xr5418 kernel.
Atheros 802.11n PCI/PCI-E devices (ath9k)
Youtube presentations about ath9k ljnux by Adrian Chadd, see Documentation. Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: When I attempt to connect to an access point, I get time out error messages. First during sudo update and wget commands there were a few errors of not being able to connect to some sites. None, the status of the bug is updated manually.
If your distribution does not yet include this kernel aheghm Debianyou’ll have to jump through a few hoops. Please upgrade to at least linux-image- 2.
ath9k – Atheros unveils free Linux driver for its 802.11n devices
Then Linxu also disabled the atheros drivers. Aside from rebooting, suspending to ram or disk and resuming seems to be the only method to recover. Ubuntu intrepid development branch Release: