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Old 11-19-2007, 03:02 PM   #1
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Hi, my inglish is very bad so i try doing my best.

My problem is the ACPI functions on a ACER ASPIRE 5050-4697, at first time i canīt make my atheros wifi work, later i see that de drivers work but the wifi bord is off, in a brazilian forum i discover that the acpi tourn on and off the wifi bord and if the acpi donīt work the wifi bort donīt...
i try with diferent distributions but none work.
If someone know how to make it work i will be VERY VERY HAPPY
if sameone want/could give or asck for information my e-mail is THANKS
Old 11-19-2007, 04:48 PM   #2
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I suggest checking your BIOS settings to see if the default for the card is set to off. If so, set it to on.
Old 11-20-2007, 08:07 AM   #3
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thanks masonm but i allready tryed that, and the bios donīt have any option tu enable/dissable the wifi or set the default :S ... the bios of this machine es strage, ugly, basic and unuseless. In this bios you canīt do anything in low level (ŋŋso why this have a bios??).
Im very angry to acer.
Thank tou very much for the help.


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