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How to install ath9k wireless driver?
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spain

Joined: 07 Oct 2009
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PostPosted: Wed 07 Oct 2009, 13:43    Post subject:  How to install ath9k wireless driver?  

I just installed Puppy in a partition. It didn't recognized my wireless card. I tried to install a driver under "connect", but it is not there. My driver is an ath9k. I looked in the internet and I found it, but so far it seems that it should be installed with a package. I get information like; "should enable mac80211", or "use compat".

Does anybody know how to installed a wireless driver that is not included in the Puppy installation?

Do I have to use one of these packages? Even if I can get a tarball, What do I have to do with it after untar it? The whole thing looks complicated Rebuilding the kernel and things like that.

I didn't have any problem in this matter when I installed mandriva and ubuntu. That's why they are still there.
Can anybody help?
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Fishback

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PostPosted: Wed 07 Oct 2009, 19:08    Post subject:  

You didn't say which version of Puppy you're using. The latest Puppy 4.3 with 2.6.30.5 kernel includes the ath9k driver. http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=346445&search_id=1637682492#346445

I suggest trying that version of Puppy.
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