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Old 07-15-2007, 01:40 PM   #1
ewlabonte
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Atheros AR5005G with madwifi


I just bought an Acer Aspire 5100-3357 laptop and put debian etch on it. It has an Atheros wifi card with the AR5005G chipset as far as I've been able to establish. I installed madwifi and ran modprobe ath_pci and got the following from dmesg:

ath_hal: 0.9.18.0 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
wlan: 0.8.4.2 (0.9.3)
ath_rate_sample: 1.2 (0.9.3)
ath_pci: 0.9.4.5 (0.9.3)
PCI: Enabling device 0000:02:00.0 (0000 -> 0002)
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:00.0[A] -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 225
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:02:00.0 to 64
wifi%d: unable to attach hardware: 'Hardware didn't respond as expected' (HAL status 3)
ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 0000:02:00.0 disabled



Can anyone point me in the right direction to fix this?
 
Old 07-17-2007, 11:34 AM   #2
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one correction, the chipset is actually AR5006EG...
 
Old 07-18-2007, 06:13 PM   #3
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How did you install the madwifi driver?
 
  


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