Re: My wifi doesn't connect
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 3:20 PM, Maximiliano Marin Bustos <firstname.lastname@example.org
And what can i do? If i will install debian for 32 bits.. it will run?? Or my arch. doesn't matter?
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 2:53 PM, Lennart Sorensen <email@example.com
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 11:11:47PM -0300, Maximiliano Marin Bustos wrote:> 802.11abgWireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
> Hi everbody, i have recently installed debian lenny on my laptop and my
> atheros wifi doesn't connect.
> Here is my lspci:
> debian-laptop:~# lspci | grep Atheros
> 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR242x
> debian-laptop:~#I only buy systems that use Ralink or Intel wireless chips. Those have
> I tried with madwifi and ndiswrapper and nothing.
GPL drivers available. Most other things do not, and some companies are
almost actively hostile towards anything but windows.
Modern Atheros chips generally qualify as not supported in my
experience, although some people do seem to be trying to make them work
through reverse engineering or NDAs in some cases.