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Old 10-02-2012, 12:15 PM   #16
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solved with a new Kernel - in this case Kernel 3
 
Old 10-02-2012, 12:50 PM   #17
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Good stuff. Glad you got it going.
 
Old 10-03-2012, 04:08 PM   #18
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:41 AM   #19
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Atheros Ethernet driver

This problem seems to be trouble for a number of people.
I found the solution yesterday (while setting up a laptop with an Atheros 1091)
You need to install a specific compatibility driver.

http://www.linuxfoundation.org/colla...networking/alx

I just posted this in another thread having to do with the same problem.
Read the page, download the patched driver bundle, follow the instructions to ONLY compile the alx driver (they are a little ways down the page).
You need the usual build tools (gcc, make, etc). You also need to have perl installed.

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Old 10-10-2012, 02:03 PM   #20
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I have the problem fixed and explained at http://putodeb.com/index.php?option=...atid=9&id=3633
 
Old 07-09-2013, 11:48 AM   #21
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Smile patch needed

I found that as well as the code from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...3-04-u.tar.bz2
a patch was also required (extracted from https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=59041 ) otherwise you get a
error: redefinition of ‘kref_get_unless_zero’ which stops the module compiling.
when it is patched it works with the 3.2.45 kernel (slackware 14.0)
 
  


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