For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. This option enables the old SoftMAC which is already removed from newer kernels. Access Point Mode enabled in Linux 2. And a couple of times, the command had an error output “sudo: This greatly improves performance in noisy environments.

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August 20th, 9. At least it is still usable near a wifi router.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Developers are encouraged to work using the git repository. A few things bug me a little, however: And it actually improved and operated under lower signal strength Wifi requires higher signal strength to work I used to be able to access internet via wifi from my room when my Acer was running Windows XP.

August 16th, 5. Lubuntu actually froze after I get wifi connection and entered the guest password. See the ath5k device list. The Linux kernel from version 2.

August 18th, 7. However, after I replaced Windows XP with Lubunto, I can no longer access the internet from my room — even though I do get wifi connection.


If it is for security, be informed that it is no more secure than those with SSID. But I totally agree it’s time to migrate out of the TKIP, which obviously was there for historic reason.

Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

Wifi requires higher signal strength to work Good news to report. Actually each time after I reconfigured the wifi port, I was’t able to connect at all. We’ve tried enough and should close the case. Wifi requires higher signal strength to work Thanks. All the interactions with this thread somehow brought my attention to one of the wireless-script output, channel.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Please when submitting a bug report always include your card’s silicon revision for MAC and PHY chips, just look at your kernel log for a line like this oneā€¦ or. The time now is If you are not familiar with git please check out our Linux wireless git-guide and the description of the development process. However, the ‘iwconfig’ part shows the connection speed to be 36 Mbps, while ‘nm-tool’ part shows it to be 1 Mbps.

August 19th, 8.

The only thing we can do about signal strength at the OS side is to try increasing the Tx Power, but that is already 20 dBm which is quite sufficient and max for most regions. My wife, however, refuses to expose our SSID. August 12th, 1.


Atheros AR – LAN and Wireless – InsanelyMac Forum

How do I make ar2431 mod permanent so I can attempt connection on bootup? Just in case there is any info to glean, here’s the wireless-script dump after changing the “B” router config and the failed attempt to enable nohwcrypt: And it actually made a difference!!!

August 16th, 4. Alternatively you can use the Linux wireless compatibility package but please be sure to post patches in unified diff format diff -u. Sign up using Facebook. It’s worth trying your card with ath5k even though it is not in the list above, if it has one of the following chips:. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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