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SubjectRe: ath5k on the Acer Aspire One
On Fri, 15 Aug 2008 01:51:31 +0200, "J.A. Magallón" <jamagallon@ono.com> wrote:

> Hi...
>
> I have just got a One, and have installed a standard distro (not Linpus),
> Mandriva in my case.
>
> Everything works pretty nicely but WiFi. Hardware is:
>
> 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
>
> The driver used is ath5k. On load, it logs this:
>
>
> Aug 15 01:13:57 one klogd: ath5k_pci 0000:03:00.0: registered as 'phy0'
> Aug 15 01:13:57 one klogd: ath5k phy0: Support for RF2425 is under development.
> Aug 15 01:13:57 one klogd: ath5k phy0: Atheros AR2425 chip found (MAC: 0xe2, PHY: 0x70)
>

Thanks to everyone that answered, probably the solution is an update to
the driver, hardware support for this chip was added in 27-rc.
My distro still uses 26.2.

I'm going on holydays for a week now, will make more tests on return,
and continue the thread.

Thanks everyone.

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