DEBIAN ATH9K DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Graphical Network Connection Tools: If the hardware is not being correctly detected, it might be too new. I then googled “Debian Atheros AR” and received as the first hit: I suggest you undo everything you did and follow the Debian guide link I just posted above. Select all sudo make defconfig-ath9k sudo make but when im running make command , it returns:

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I have followed every step, but I am extremely lost on why it is not working.

ath9k_htc/open_firmware – Debian Wiki

Better, perhaps, is using a web search engine to find reports from others using it with Debian stable attesting to its performance and usability. Select all dmesg in a terminal. For instance eebian are often left out, bugs go unfixed, at9hk what support does exist from the manufacture may be fleeting. You also can use NdisWrapper http: With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained. If you’re stuck on doing the complete freeware route, check my previous post on doing just that: In iwconfig and in ifconfig commands system cannot recognize the network device.

I suggest you undo everything you did and follow the Debian guide link I just posted above.

ath9k_htc – Debian Wiki

Reboot and check that the kernel module is loaded by running: There seems to be a problem with this dongle’s range. Let me know if you’re stuck.

In practice this means manufacturers are required to cooperate by releasing specifications and free drivers that can be worked on by the community. Glad it’s working out.

Additional types could get added to the type -column. Wifi has always been a problem for free software users.

If the hardware is being detected correctly, then I’m suspecting that ath9k might not be the correct driver after all. Linux home networking wiki page about wireless networking.

Board index All times are UTC. Debian’s Social Contract mandates the freeing of the distribution.

Open firmware for ath9k_htc

I then googled “Debian Atheros AR” and received as the first hit: If available, a help page link will provide you with further information.

Simple guide The following devices have been tested and are confirmed to work with FOSS software sebian with the latest Debian: With the older For an indication of support with a specific device, see the Wireless Adapter Chipset Directory.

Module name Device name s help page free? So i tried to install the athk9 driver myself: Availability of compatible WiFi chipsets Currently there are only a few modern wifi chipsets readily available that work with free software deboan.

Known unsupported chipsets are at the end of each list.

New USB device strings: Unable to allocate URBs [ If the hardware is not being correctly detected, it might be too new. Graphical Network Connection Tools: Ath9 looked up the product and the chipset is Atheros AR http: Thanks for your answer. Complex installation procedures are no longer required and support may continue long after a product has been discontinued.