atheros w-lan card on ubuntu 8.04

Nils Kassube kassube at
Thu Dec 4 07:08:00 UTC 2008

Michael Kadzioch wrote:
> I have an asus-Notebook with atheros w-lan card, but the card doesn't
> work on my unbuntu 8.04. I look in google and on but i
> can't solve my problem yet.

Do you have the linux-restricted-modules package installed? The madwifi 
driver is included in that package. However the madwifi driver doesn't 
work with all cards. Please tell us which WLAN card you have. You can 
find out with the command


in a terminal. You can copy&paste the output of the command to your email.


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