AP mode works only with up to 7 stations due to a firmware limitation. This could vary among distributions, so check your distro’s policies if loading of the firmware fails. Alternately you can download it from here: The archives for the old ath9k-devel list, which was closed in , are available here. Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license:
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AR based cards operate by default in USB Mass storage mode and have to be ‘switched’ to wireless mode on plugging in.
This firmware is now opento contribute check out:. Enable these options in your ar900 config. A list of things that need to be fixed in the firmware. Taheros could vary among distributions, so check your distro’s policies if loading of the firmware fails.
Basic PS support has been implemented in the driver, but it is disabled by default. Most distros will already have it enabled. This driver requires firmware. On the webpage you will find more details about supported and unsupported features, as well as downloadlinks and configuration.
This firmware is now opento contribute check out: It was kind of a long shot to expect someone to go shopping for a WiFi adapter me anyways. Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions, rather than facts, references, or specific expertise.
CONFIG_ATH9K: Atheros 802.11n wireless cards support
I’m voting to close this question as off-topic because shopping quwstions are off-topic. I went ahead and removed the link. The needed firmware is already included in the package linux-firmware.
We get questions pretty often that are “something something problem. The firmware can be obtained from firmware tree.
en:users:drivers:ath9k_htc [Linux Wireless]
Creative Commons Attribution 4. Sidebar Users main page. Using only one VIF Virtual Interface running in AP mode would be a good idea for now, multiple interface support has not been tested extensively.
AP mode works only with up to 7 stations due to a firmware limitation. The archives for the old ath9k-devel list, which was closed inare available here. Please chech usb related issues before sending bug report.
Atheros 802.11n PCI/PCI-E devices (ath9k)
The driver is part of wireless-testing. Processing multicast frames has to be fixed MultiRateRetry etc. The driver is a default driver in Ubuntu If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
Two down votes within seconds, but someone up votes the question with the person right above me who can’t get his wifi card to work due to chipset issues lol I’m pretty confident now that you’ve actually interacted that you’re not a spammer, but you can see how it might appear that way at first. Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: See this guide to use the wireless-testing tree directly.
Fixing this would require removing lots of cruft and structural changes in the firmware.