Debian can’t enable wifi. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. For more information on configuring wireless networking in Gentoo Linux, please read the Wireless networking chapter in the Gentoo Handbook. Slackware 13 wireless not working ath9k. Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web. Also is dhcpcd running? Originally Posted by cmj I use Gentoo, Atheros and the ath9k with the cfg enabled.

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Post as a guest Name. I am dual booting with it, and ext4 is just what it chose to use Thank you Jag for the correction, I am pretty terrible with mount options and filesystem stuff beyond the surface. Products with supported ath9k cards.

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This has absolutely nothing to do with the problem at hand, but I just have to. But doing any iwlist or iwconfig tells me it has no wireless extensions or doesnt support scanning.


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Be aware that some special steps may be required when using a non-Gentoo live CD. Hope that helps anyone who has the same problem: I’ve compiled the kernel multiple times using Code: Tshepang The working configuration is already on the post I linked to it is an anchor that links exactly to where the configuration is.

The recommendation is to build drivers as modules.

Debian can’t enable wifi. Wed Nov 22, 3: My at9hk has an Atheros AR wireless card. This list can be used to identify the proper driver later:.

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The driver will be identified on one of the lines starting with Qth9k driver in use: All times are GMT.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. After a reboot with the new kernel or after loading the modules, the device can be checked for availability by using following methods:.


Thu Nov 23, 4: Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: This article describes the setup of a wifi wireless network device. Display posts from previous: This wireless interface has worked before in gentoo linux, and in linux from scratch, but kernel 4.

Don’t make me read the whole thread: Egntoo, network cards, OSI, etc.

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Thu Nov 23, 3: Network device names eth0wlan0etc. Fri Nov 24, 9: I got the solution on Gentoo Forums. I could change the ext4 into ext2, but I am just too lazy to do that.

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