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SubjectRe: [ath5k-devel] Bugs on aspire one A150
2008/11/10 Maxim Levitsky <>:
> Bob Copeland wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 10:26 PM, Maxim Levitsky <> wrote:
>>> ** 2 - wireless: not to mention the fact that ath5k wasn't installed by
>>> default in ubuntu...
>>> wireless more or less works, but kernel log is full of backtraces.
>> As you've seen, these should at least be gone now...
>>> Was able to connect to my WPA2 access point.
>>> Sometimes wireless fails completely, especially after suspend to ram.
>> Did you get noise calibration failures in dmesg at this point? Felix posted
>> a patch recently that handles them better.
> Yep, but they seems to be gone in latest -git too.
> Wireless work fine now, it seems like my iwl3945.
>>> Advanced features like monitor/injection work, but when I changed the card's
>>> mac address it stopped working.
>>> I also noticed that if I then start airodump, then wireless works with new
>>> mac.
> Why it doesn't accept new mac?, can this be fixed?
>>> ** 4 - wireless led doesn't work.
>>> ath5k devs, can you fix this?
>> Currently all the LED code we have in there is for setting a particular gpio
>> for particular laptops (and they differ between models). We only have quirks
>> for IBM and HP, none for Acer. Also, the legacy-hal seems to have a different
>> strategy for 2425 chips. I can try to hack up some code for you to test.
> I have seen on the web that madwifi did support the led with some gpio settings
> sysctl -w dev.wifi0.ledpin=3
> sysctl -w dev.wifi0.softled=1
> from
> Best regards,
> Maxim Levitsky

i think that some led settings are stored on EEPROM, let me check it out...

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