I find performance outstanding, weak signal throughput in particular is far superior to any other card I’ve ever tried. Faulty hardware is unlikely, but if all else fails, it can’t be ruled out. I dont know how to run the sys file since xp doesnt allow me to do it. I also had a similar confusion regarding what wifi chipset I have based on the results of dmesg vs. All times are GMT

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Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Visit the following links: Care to also test installing linux-backports -modules- jaunty which contains an updated compat-wireless stack as of master – https: You don’t run a sys file.

In my case, there’s no point in trying to go beyond the standard Mbps connection speed, since I’m running a mixed-vendor configuration: Everything seems to go qtheros after startup.

Alpha5 is set to be released Thursday Sept 4. As per Ubuntu question: The following wiki will also contain some additional information – https: You should then be able to test via a LiveCD. Changed woreless linux Ubuntu: You should check this page to be sure your device is supported. Sign in Already have an account? This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.


The driver mentioned here being an Atheros wireles should probably work with a wide variety of other Atheros cards too, Atheros implement a more or less ‘one size fits all’ driver policy. I dont know how to run the sys file since xp doesnt allow me to do it. Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well. Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

To post a comment you must log in. It was a nothing less than a disaster: I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver I downloaded the files you said but when i go into device manager to look for the wireless card, i dont see it, i havent been able to even get it to work once cuz it always freezes upon insertion.

Anyway, thanks millions for posting this here ages ago. I clicked Have disk I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advancedthen Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install. Posted September 30, edited.


Mike mwielgosz wrote on Regulatory domain changed to country: I tried the older version first – Same troubles: I have the desktop working and the wired Ethernet is working fine. By Hoshie, September 30, in Atheros Chipset.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Thanks for this posting so much. Windows would start allright, and it would connect to the wireless network, but if I was very lucky, I would be able to view just two or athsros web pages, after which the system would completely lock up: Glad that my post helped you – That’s why I posted it in the first place. As a result, the kernel team would appreciate it if you could please test this newer 2.

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