Atheros wireless problem/ Bash Shell Script

Derek Broughton derek at
Mon Apr 20 14:30:32 UTC 2009

Karl F. Larsen wrote:

> Martin Stephens wrote:
>> Perhaps I should just be to the point.  My wireless (ar928x chipset
>> w/bluetooth, ath9k driver) has some issues with range.  The range is
>> better in Windows.  The Linux driver shuts down the Windows driver.  When
>> I tried some basic commands to check out what was going on in a fresh
>> install of Jaunty 9.04, a Thanks Martin
>     Too the point, you seem to say the distance away from the computer
> that the Bluetooth can be used is farther when using windows than when
> you use Jaunty. Can you explain how much shorter the range is with Jaunty?
>     It appears that Bluetooth is working on Jaunty and that means the
> kernel has the proper driver and that should be all it takes. So please
> tell us how big a problem it is.

Interesting how we read that differently - since your reading is as valid as
mine.  So now the question is also _which_ subsystem has the reduced range? 
Bluetooth or WiFi, or both?

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