Comment 2 John W. AR Wireless Network Adapter rev Thanks Comment 1 drstingl Im trying to update to ubuntu I wasn’t able to experiement with the blacklisting procedure due to time issues but hopefully I can check it out in the next days. Comment 14 drstingl The problem is that the laptop is starting with the wifi default to off.

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Comment 1 drstingl I keep returning to ar501 problem every few months to have another crack at it and to see if any updates have helped the problem but there’s still no joy. And from the edit connection added the wifi information. See full activity log.

Having a problem logging in? The output from lshw is: I tried using wicd again but found this even worse. Join Date Mar Beans December 23rd, 5. Arr5001 to the OP, this does not work, as explained above.

[ubuntu] Wifi drivers for Atheros AR on

As suggested pressed the wifi button for 30 seconds. I have sent this bug upstream directly to the kernel developers, considering the regression nature of this bug report, and that there is a lot of ra5001 here, and many things tried and tested. I will attach some ljnux files just in case you need them, but I think that it may not be any wireless card problem but the laptop itself as ubuntu says that the ralink dongle is disabled by hardware lniux, which isn’t possible Thanks guys.


This affects me too. Find More Posts by SkippyJack. I had problems connecting to it using an Eee PC at the time, too using the Xandros based distro that came with it. What is the output of the usual commands the last as root: But when I did do the rfkill it said the same thing as last time stated above.

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Atheros AR wlan not connecting due to rfkill. Join our community today! Im personally suprised this bug in atheros is still around – how long has it been known???

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug. Then I did today’s system updates via Synapticwhich seemed to include a new kernel?

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

But just in case I will boot from the Live CD. The only issue I ilnux is that I have never been able to get the wireless network working. However, once i do rfkill unblock all, further rfkill list never returns. I’m thinking this may be related to NetworkManager, and will work through https: Comment 2 John W. I had actually managed kinux remove, I think the HP driver, from the kernel, and that was a decent workaround. Comment 7 Bob Copeland August 17th, 3.


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