Linux home networking wiki page about wireless networking. Availability of compatible WiFi chipsets Currently there are only a few modern wifi chipsets readily available that work with free software systems. Known unsupported chipsets are at the end of each list. Debian User Forums Skip to content. You can learn what is happing during the boot, regarding hardware detection, by reviewing the output of Code: Non-free drivers and firmware are produced by entities refusing or unable to cooperate with the free software community.

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Prism3 SSF devices require non-free firmware from userspace.

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Board index All times are UTC. Wifi has always been a problem for free software users.

If the hardware is not being correctly detected, it might be too new. We recommend you read the associated help page, as some devices may require to be supplied with microcode aka “firmware” before they can be used. I suggest you undo everything you did and follow the Debian guide link I just posted above.

I then googled “Debian Atheros AR” and received as the first hit: Module Device name s help page free? Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Introduction A WiFi device operates on an electronic chip called a “chipset”. So, if that debisn is being correctly detected, the module should load automatically.


You also can use NdisWrapper http: Get the latest driver from?

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Glad it’s working out. One company which specializes in free software and sells I have an Atheros based wireless NIC and it works great. WiFi last modified You can learn what is happing during the boot, regarding hardware detection, by reviewing the output of Code: A good indication of support devian Tux being displayed on the product’s packaging.

ERROR no room on ep ring [ With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained. Free software based systems such dsbian Debian depend on the cooperation between manufacturers and developers to produce and maintain quality drivers and firmware.

In practice this means manufacturers are required to cooperate by releasing specifications and free drivers that can be worked on by the community. Debian User Forums Skip to content. If you’re stuck on doing the complete freeware route, check debiann previous post on doing just that: Welcome to Debian Wi reless Fi delity.


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By encouraging good social practices the community is able to support end-users. New USB device strings: I looked up the product and the chipset is Atheros AR http: Module name Device name s help page free? Known unsupported chipsets are at the end of each list. I undone what i have done and now after a reboot its working.

GitHub and install it: Device installation is essentially a two-part process: Next time you purchase a piece of hardware ask yourself if it is free software compatible. They need to be confirmed and need specific guides. Select all sudo make defconfig-ath9k sudo make but when im dbian make commandit returns: