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Old 01-18-2006, 04:22 PM   #1
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Exclamation Getting Atheros USB wireless card to work in Linux

I have been very frustrated while trying to get my wireless USB card to work w/ Linux. I've found that it has an Atheros chipset, though I don't know which. I purchased it from Netgear, it's model number is WG111T. I'm running SuSE 10.0. I've tried using ndiswrapper, and although it detects the device and supposedly installs the drivers, when I run iwconfig I can't see my card. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

Old 01-18-2006, 04:53 PM   #2
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Since it has an Atheros chipset, you need the madwifi drivers.
Old 03-04-2007, 11:50 AM   #3
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Madwifi doesn't support usb devices...
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USB devices are not yet supported.
try using ndiswrapper like i'm doing.
Old 04-25-2008, 09:42 AM   #4
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currently no Atheros usb drivers for linux

madwifi only support pci, mini-pci, cardbus not usb
try Ndis driver wrapper for the Linux kernel
try it for slax slackware linux
ubuntu users got it working

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