Visit the following links: So, taking a step back, getting the newer driver fixed seems a bit more constructive. This indicates to me that arusb was removed from 3. Find More Posts by ramicon. It seems to have fixed it on my system today, also with this DWA adapter.

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If it is anything like mine then it bombed out the internet connection when downloading or even surfing media rich sites. Visit the following links: I think it will be hard to get this module into a recent Ubuntu release.

CONFIG_AR9170_USB: Atheros AR9170 802.11n USB support

I am not able to locate any ar kernel module in the 3. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Aar9170 driver you refer to is removed in recent Linux versions:.


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BB code is On. I have a D-Link DWA Wireless adapter, and the current driver carl has some really, really, really frustrating bugs. Join our community today! Search this Thread Advanced Search.

I’d like to know the exact procedure for doing this. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Atheros AR9170 devices (carl9170)

The driver you refer to is removed in recent Linux versions: Did you install this distro under Vmware or is it running off a live cd as if its off a live cd instruction below wont be of much use if not to unzip the file do the following Quote:.

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Yeah, that’s no new information. The time now is If that doesn’t fix it or if you’re zr9170 Quantal already, try ar91770 more recent “mainline” kernel to see if your issue is fixed “upstream”. So, taking a step back, getting the newer driver fixed seems a bit more constructive.

In case you’re on Ubuntu Check it out and see if it helps. So I’ve downloaded otus, which I figure is the package for installation, and the supplicant for it but have no clue as to how I am supposed to install or integrate them onto backtrack4.


Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_AR_USB: Atheros AR n USB support

I feel stupid now. I also found major bugs with using the carl driver. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Sign up using Facebook. If you need to reset your password, click here. This answer explains how to install pre-built mainline kernels in Ubuntu. I also downloaded the latest firmware file I could find.

Well, just one, but it’s a real showstopper.

It appears no such kernel module exists in Linux. Also, turns out it’s arusb and not arso the Ubuntu result was probably wrong. JamesTheAwesomeDude 1, 5 17 Please elaborate more on this kernel module you use in the other Linux distribution, e.