LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-28-2009, 06:49 AM   #1
asilentmurmur
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: Washington DC area
Posts: 212

Rep: Reputation: 30
where can i download the atheros AR5001+ wireless adapter driver for a toshiba laptop


Hey Everyone ,


I Have a Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 laptop which was recently revamped with a new hard drive and Slack 12.0 installed on it. I need the driver for the wireless adapter which is the Atheros AR5001+ adapter. Any idea where I can download it from? I searched on google and I was not able to find any download sites for that particular driver. I was able to find a driver for the AR5002 adapter but I do not know if that driver will work with my hardware.. any suggestions?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 07:06 AM   #2
GrapefruiTgirl
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Dec 2006
Location: underground
Distribution: Slackware64
Posts: 7,594

Rep: Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551Reputation: 551
http://www.wireless-driver.com/downl...nd-Chipset.htm

The MADWifi project appears to be the place. Follow the above link to the madwifi sourceforge page.

It should not matter that it is a laptop or what make/model of laptop.

Good luck,

Sasha

EDIT - while I don't see *specifically* the device "5001+" many of the 5001's have the same chipset in them. Chances are good the driver will work.

EDIT2 - Your older post HERE was looking for the 5000X+ driver. Is this/not the same device?

Last edited by GrapefruiTgirl; 07-28-2009 at 07:19 AM. Reason: typo
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
laptop Asus x80n atheros wireless driver & sound a7med76 Linux - Hardware 5 01-07-2009 12:51 PM
wireless Atheros driver for Acer laptop craigconrad Slackware 22 05-28-2007 08:52 AM
wireless Atheros ar5004g card on Toshiba A60 satellite laptop cannot get dhcp lease crazynoodle7 Linux - Newbie 6 06-30-2006 10:27 AM
configuring atheros ar5001 on acer notebook with mandrake 10 mayasedai Linux - Wireless Networking 13 10-14-2005 02:50 PM
wireless Atheros ar5004g card on Toshiba A70 satellite laptop j0ck Linux - Wireless Networking 3 04-27-2005 06:38 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:15 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration