Trouble with AR Atheros Card. After many days of searching and trying everything, your suggestion let me finally use my wireless connection. Join Date Sep Beans My output indicated channel 1 was used. So I don’t think we can do anything about it in your case.

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You can update the driver, by following the steps below.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Everything above may not be necessary on a normal Ubuntu setup. Originally Posted by DemonBob. I then reconfigured my wifi router and changed channel setting from AUTO to 6. I could not field that question. Results 1 to 10 of Support for 5xxx series of Atheros For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

If it is for security, be informed that it is no more secure than those with SSID. Don’t know if it will apply to you, but it was suggested to me and it helped a bit. Actually each time after I reconfigured the wifi port, I was’t able to connect at all.


Wifi requires higher signal strength to work I am actually at different residence during the weekends – so my wireless-script dump was for a different network than my original post, with a different SSDI and security, but the same behavior.

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August 19th, 8. How is hiding SSID not “a bit” more secure? February 25th, 7.

It didn’t solve my problem, but it did help me see where the problem lay. Computers with Windows 8. How do I make the mod permanent so I can attempt connection on bootup? August 13th, 2.

Wifi requires higher signal strength to work I used to be able to access internet via wifi from my room when my Acer was running Windows XP. October 1st, 3. So there’s some underlying problem for sure. A few things bug me a little, however: While wifi was down, I hooked up the ethernet cable and ran the wireless-script as you had suggested.


The driver is not ath5k. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Get wireless network info: Wifi requires higher signal strength to work Sorry for a late reply, deadlines are killing me. The time now is I have no problem surfing via wifi in my room using any other device either.

August 12th, 1. Now check kernel messages to see if anything happened: I have an oddball cut-back system and did everything by hand.

I’d have to reboot to get the wifi connection back. There are posts elsewhere on this. You may only have to install the kernel module, and the system will do the rest.

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