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Old 11-21-2007, 05:33 AM   #1
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how do i know which module/driver is controlling my wifi card? (kubuntu)


hello everyone

i have an acer 5051AWXMi laptop and it has an on board wifi card (atheros chipset) which i cannot get it working with the madwifi driver (bundled on kubuntu 7.10)..

what i did was loading with the ndiswrapper the ndis driver of the card and started working fine... though i am curious how am i 100% sure that the ndis driver is the one that has taken over against the madwifi because i have played with both of them and suddently, after a restart it worked...

thanks a lot...

ps. probably i will open a new post for the wifi card...
 
Old 11-21-2007, 06:08 AM   #2
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lsmod could help you
 
Old 11-21-2007, 09:58 AM   #3
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lsmod could help you
well, my wifi card does work but i cannot see any wlan1 with a ndiswrapper or a ath_pci attached to it... so?
 
Old 11-21-2007, 10:04 AM   #4
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Why not try to figure out what's wrong with the madwifi driver?

Anyway, you could probably rmmod ath_pci and blacklist it.
 
Old 11-22-2007, 09:53 AM   #5
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hmm...

i cannot make the madwifi to work because it is not supported by the on board chipset, and when i do have a pcmcia card installed with the madwifi it conflicts with the on board one..

if you want to learn more and help plz do so by click here ;-)
 
Old 12-25-2007, 10:07 PM   #6
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Atheros wireless requires a restart after configuration, and after booting, every time.

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
 
  


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