[Mageia-discuss] Atheros AR9285 wifi

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Thu Mar 29 04:38:25 CEST 2012

Hi Sander and Marja,

Le 2012-03-28 04:44, Sander Lepik a écrit :
> 28.03.2012 09:47, Marja van Waes kirjutas:
>> On 28/03/12 04:04, Marc Paré wrote:
>>> I have just updated a friend's laptop from Mandriva to Mageia. She
>>> has an Atheros AR9285 card and it just doesn't seem to work well. I
>>> noticed that there were some problems with this card a few months
>>> ago. Are there still problems or a fix to get it working properly?
>>> It just won't connect properly and when I use the NetworkManager
>>> "configure" the setting keep going back to WEP even though I keep
>>> trying to set it to WPA.
>>> Marc
>> Which messages do you see in the konsole when configuring the card
>> after, in the konsole, starting:
>> draknetcenter
> You cant use NetworkManager and draknetcenter at the same time. You have
> to either disable NM or marke the checkbox (about NM controlling the
> device) in draknetcenter.
> --
> Sander

Is the reason I can't use both due to the AR9285 driver not working the 
right way or is this the same for all cards? I have used both at the 
same time previously.

Marja -- I'll get back to you on that. I have to connect remotely with 
TeamViewer to work on the laptop.


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