Intrepid, EeePc 1000, Live session, No wifi out of the box

Mauricio Hernandez Z. mhz at
Mon Oct 6 18:54:12 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 12:47 PM, Mario Spinthiras
<spinthiras.mario at> wrote:
> tried the rt2x00 module? Ive had problems with hardy , dunno about
> anything else. The open source driver works nicely.
> quick refs.

Thx Mario, I'll try that as soon as I can.
In the meantime, this is a workaround. However, I do notice wifi
connection is behaving a little slower than when using Xandros default
EeePc desktop. My guess is this must be the ath5k driver instead of
the one you mention.

== work around from eeepc forum ==
Once intrepid is installed (I used LG external usb DVD drive)...

1) edit   /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist and add the follow line:

blacklist ath_pci

2) Edit /etc/modules and add the follow line:


3) Reboot


Mauricio Hernandez Z.

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