If the mainline kernel does not fix this bug, please add the tag: Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug’s Status as Confirmed. Here’s some info to use in helping diagnose. Dax Solomon Umaming, could you please test the latest upstream kernel available not the daily folder following https: The Linux wireless compatibility package – the most easy way to get and install the latest versions on all stable kernels. For user discussion and non-developement problems there is a mailing-list ath5k-users. For a detailed status on hw functions implementation check out Status.

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That will allow us to link this bug to the upstream report. I like eclamation points. In the same time I do have connection with another device so it’s not the router’s fault.


Then I changed the router wifi setting to Wed Jan 25 You can still safely enable this though. July 6th, 1. A workaround is to turn wireless on and off via the nm-applet switch desktop computer without real hw killswitch. For updates please visit wireless.



Once testing of the ljnux kernel is complete, please mark this bug as “Confirmed”. Penalver penalvch wrote on Would it be possible for you to open an upstream bug report at bugzilla.

ISO images are available from http: I have the same issue here with an Atheros AR wifi. This driver requires no firmware or lihux HAL!

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! I have the same issue with an Ubuntu Email me about changes to this bug report.

Every now and then, the wifi card would allow me to connect to a website at 15KKbps, but it’ll disconnect soon after.

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

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:. We were wondering if this is still an issue? It maybe a hardware issue.

I can’t replace it at the moment since this is a company workstation and might take a while to get a replacement card. Count this as another reason why linux destroys Macs and MS!

Right now we need a lot of developer help with ath5k. We recommend to install the Linux wireless compatibility package if you are running this kernel and your internet connection is slow or unreliable. If this bug is fixed in the mainline kernel, please add the following linjx We have kerneldocs available for ath5k: The Linux wireless compatibility linuux – the most easy way to get and install the latest versions on all stable kernels.


Win7 works with the same laptop so it’s not the laptop’s fault either.

ath5k – Debian Wiki

The time now is Joseph Salisbury jsalisbury wrote on If so, could you please test for this with the latest development release of Ubuntu? I have the same issue with the 3. A longer but less reliable list can be found at http: Wifi card is connected to the router but the internet af2417, and when it does connect, I’m still getting kbps downstream.