Wi Fi on my laptop

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sat Nov 22 03:20:04 UTC 2008

Mike McMullin wrote:

>   From what I've been seeing, the ath5k driver for that chipset is
>   being
> more miss than hit, my experience with it gibes with that.  IIRC the
> OP was also using an ACER Laptop, which is the make that I have, but
> in the
> 53xx model line, where mine is in  the 51xx model line.  I'm not
> intending to mislead, but to point out that the mad-wifi is for some,
> the valid option.

Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that you were intending to mislead, either 
- but I had understood that madwifi was obsolete, and obviously it isn't 
quite (the kernel developers seem to think it _should_ be though).

As for "more miss than hit", that's why I suggested people with ath5k 
issues need to check out that bug report.  

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