[Mageia-dev] my pcmcia atheros network card doesnt work with 3.0x kernel

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Sat Aug 6 12:05:28 CEST 2011

Luis Daniel Lucio Quiroz skrev 6.8.2011 05:56:
> Le Vendredi 05 Août 2011 13:12:20 Florian Hubold a écrit :
>> Am 05.08.2011 11:39, schrieb Thierry Vignaud:
>>> On 5 August 2011 11:03, Luis Daniel Lucio Quiroz<dlucio at okay.com.mx>
> wrote:
>>>> Well i've only tried in *-desktop kernels
>>>> in
>>>> and my atheros works perfectly with ath5k module
>>>> 3.0.0 and 3.0.1rc1 it doesnt works, logs detect something pluged in
>>>> pcmcia slot but after that nothing happens,  I've tried loading by
>>>> hand ath5k module, but it doesnt works.  iwconfig or ifconfig -a
>>>> commands doesnt shows nothing eighter.
>>>> Just for your knowledge
>>> Please open a bug report instead of sending a mail.
>>> Paste output of "lspcidrake -v|egrep -i 'net|ath'"
>>> Also attach (ie do not paste) your dmesg output to the BR.
>> There was a similar forum post for atk_htc, it just needed a newer firmware,
>> maybe you can adapt that to ath5k module:
>> https://forums.mageia.org/en/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=842

I'll update kernel-firmware-extra (and kernel-firmware) to get the new 
firmwares for atk_htc available in cauldron...

> OK,
> before breaking my cauldron,   what RPM shall i update so everybody getes
> beneficied of this
> LD

for ath5k there is no firmware to update as it does not load any...
So we reeally need a bugreport to see what's up...


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