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RE: Setting up Atheros Ar5001 wifi

> Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2009 01:58:36 +0000
> From: levi.vibes@gmail.com
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Setting up Atheros Ar5001 wifi
> On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 05:42PM +0200, Ogya Chief wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> Hi Ogya
> > I am have a Toshiba Satelite LD300 laptop with the AR5001 wifi card. I
> > installed Sueeze on it and the two things that I cannot get to work are the
> > wireless card
> ...snip...

Thanks Sebi for you reply.

Unfortunately, madwifi-(source|tools|modules) are not in the testing repositories.
In the absence of them what are my options. Backports? I see that they are in etch
and lenny. Do I have to downgrade my installation in order to get it working?

> Also I think there might be different AR5001-Chipsets, as:
> aku@hexbrex:~$ lspci |grep -i ath
> 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001
> Wireless Network Adapter (rev 04)
> ^^^^^^
The output of lspci |grep -i ath is the following:
05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001
 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)


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