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atheros ar5b97 linux drivers
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jadm

Joined: 22 Apr 2009
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PostPosted: Sun 16 Jan 2011, 01:52    Post_subject:  atheros ar5b97 linux drivers
Sub_title: can some one make a pet
 

after searching and searching for a way to get my laptop using puppy i finally found a linux driver for the wifi card but i have no idea how to compile it ..... so can some one make a pet of it.. .how tell me how to install it ... here is a link to a tar.gz file http://partner.atheros.com/Download.aspx?id=162
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pemasu


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PostPosted: Sun 16 Jan 2011, 05:08    Post_subject:  

You didnt spesify your puppy version and kernel version used.

Anyway, the link you provided has source package for ethernet drivers atl1c and atl1e.

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Linux* Base Driver for the Atheros(R) AR8121/AR8113 PCI-E Ethernet Adapter


I believe it does not help you with your wireless problem.

There are several threads by Tempestuous for different extra drivers in Drivers section. I suggest you to post your problem to the appropriate kernel spesific thread.
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