anyone have an Acer TravelMate notebook or anything with an Atheros wifi chip?
Lonni J Friedman
netllama at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 16:36:14 UTC 2007
On 11/29/07, Kelly Miller <lightsolphoenix at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2007 11:13 AM, Lonni J Friedman <netllama at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Note, all of the above is before even attempting to use any form of
> > encryption. I want to get the thing functional to the point that I
> > can ping other systems, and then I'll add in encryption.
> > Anyone have any success stories or suggestions? thanks
> Despite what lspci says, the wireless you have is NOT actually an AR5006EG,
> it is in fact an AR5007EG (interestingly enough, Windows XP makes the same
> identification mistake). That is why it doesn't work; neither madwifi nor
> ath5k currently support the AR5007EG. At all.
> I managed to 'fix' it by waltzing down to the nearby computer store and
> buying a wireless PCMCIA card, because madwifi and ath5k won't work, and
> ndiswrapper with this chipset is horribly unpredictable.
*sigh* thanks for the tip, I do appreciate it.
So you did try using it with ndiswrapper? If so, I'd like to try that
out before I spend any more money, but I don't see AR5007EG listed on
the ndiswrapper website. Which driver did you use, and where did you
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