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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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