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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:12 pm

infamous wrote:Unable to use ndiswrapper to connect to the internet with ath5k card. Works fine in main edition 6.0. In fluxbox I can setup the drivers fine but wicd will not see a connection. Tried rebooting several times. Tried manual ndiswrapper -i filename.ini && ndiswrapper -m and all that good stuff but doesn't work. Splash screen looks nice though :)


Quoted from the Intrepid release notes: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/release ... %20default

Atheros ath5k wireless driver not enabled by default

The version of the ath5k driver for Atheros wireless devices included in Linux 2.6.27 interferes with the use of the madwifi driver for some wireless devices and as a result has been disabled by default. Many Atheros chipsets will work correctly with the madwifi driver, but some newer chipsets may not, and the madwifi driver may not work with WPA authentication. If you have an Atheros device that does not work with madwifi, you will want to install the linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic package, which includes an updated version of the ath5k driver. While not installed by default, this linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic package is included on the Ubuntu 8.10 CD and DVD images for ease of installation.


Of course this package is not present on our ISO... but does this solution work for you? I can include this driver on the ISO if it does.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:15 pm

.ee wrote:@shane, please tell me know which details on my hardware would you need or which file you want me to post? It is Latitude X300 notebook with German KB.


Can you paste the output of
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:39 pm

Ok, now this is going to sound strange... I tested Brasero (0.8.4) on another machine where this RC is installed and I burned this RC ISO on to a DVD-RW disc. Brasero asked whether it should erase the RW media, erased it, and the burn completed successfully and I even booted the machine on the burnt LiveCD and ran a few applications on it. It all seemed to work fine.

Part 2, I tested (un)mounting and ejecting of the DVD-RW media and it worked... Then I tried with a USB flash drive and I got an error saying an application was still using the drive. However, after maybe a minute or so, I could eject the drive without problems. It even disappeared from the Thunar side bar. I tried this quite a few times. Sometimes (2 or 3 times out of 10 maybe) the 'drive in use error' would come up but after some time it would unmount without problems.

Is there something we are doing differently?

I didn't try xfburn... The machine didnt have an internet connection at the time.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby .ee on Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:02 pm

shane,
I am using external USB optical drive. Maybe this fact makes the difference for Brasero? Will post the rest later.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby Husse on Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:17 am

Brasero (0.8.4)

I'm surprised it worked - it has always failed for me (in main) and ask exploder about it :)
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:23 pm

I've asked Merlwiz for his opinion on the Brasero and Thunar volume management issues... since I am using his work on the XFCE CE for this release.

Merlwiz uploaded a new version of slim to the community repos. Can you please upgrade to his latest version and test it.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby .ee on Fri Mar 06, 2009 3:55 pm

I made fresh install, update & upgrade to make sure my problems are reproducible.

Unfortunately, Fn-Up to change the brightness locks the keyboard, as described above.

The output, as requested:
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 $ lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
nls_utf8                9856  2
nls_cp437              13696  2
vfat                   18816  2
fat                    57376  1 vfat
i915                   38144  2
drm                    86056  3 i915
af_packet              25728  2
bridge                 56980  0
rfcomm                 44432  0
stp                    10628  1 bridge
bnep                   20480  2
sco                    18308  2
l2cap                  30464  6 rfcomm,bnep
bluetooth              61924  6 rfcomm,bnep,sco,l2cap
rfkill_input           12672  0
ppdev                  15620  0
acpi_cpufreq           15500  0
cpufreq_ondemand       14988  1
cpufreq_conservative    14600  0
cpufreq_stats          13188  0
freq_table             12672  3 acpi_cpufreq,cpufreq_ondemand,cpufreq_stats
cpufreq_powersave       9856  0
cpufreq_userspace      11396  0
pci_slot               12552  0
wmi                    14504  0
sbs                    19464  0
sbshc                  13440  1 sbs
iptable_filter         10752  0
ip_tables              19600  1 iptable_filter
x_tables               22916  1 ip_tables
sbp2                   29324  0
parport_pc             39204  0
lp                     17156  0
parport                42604  3 ppdev,parport_pc,lp
joydev                 18368  0
pcmcia                 43052  0
snd_intel8x0           37532  1
snd_ac97_codec        111652  1 snd_intel8x0
dcdbas                 15008  0
arc4                    9984  2
ac97_bus                9856  1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm_oss            46848  0
ecb                    10880  2
snd_mixer_oss          22784  1 snd_pcm_oss
crypto_blkcipher       25476  1 ecb
snd_pcm                83204  3 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
evdev                  17696  10
snd_seq_dummy          10884  0
b43                   131356  0
rfkill                 17176  2 rfkill_input,b43
mac80211              216820  1 b43
psmouse                45200  0
cfg80211               32392  1 mac80211
serio_raw              13444  0
led_class              12164  1 b43
input_polldev          11912  1 b43
snd_seq_oss            38528  0
snd_seq_midi           14336  0
irda                  199612  0
snd_rawmidi            29824  1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event     15232  2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq                57776  6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
crc_ccitt              10112  1 irda
snd_timer              29960  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device         15116  5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
snd                    63268  12 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore              15328  1 snd
snd_page_alloc         16136  2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
yenta_socket           31756  2
rsrc_nonstatic         19072  1 yenta_socket
pcmcia_core            43412  3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,rsrc_nonstatic
container              11520  0
video                  25104  0
output                 11008  1 video
battery                18436  0
ac                     12292  0
button                 14224  0
iTCO_wdt               18596  0
iTCO_vendor_support    11652  1 iTCO_wdt
shpchp                 37908  0
pci_hotplug            35236  1 shpchp
intel_agp              33724  1
agpgart                42184  3 drm,intel_agp
ext3                  133256  1
jbd                    55444  1 ext3
mbcache                16004  1 ext3
sd_mod                 42264  5
crc_t10dif              9984  1 sd_mod
sg                     39732  0
pata_acpi              12160  0
ata_piix               24580  4
ata_generic            12932  0
ohci1394               37936  0
tg3                   129924  0
libata                177312  3 pata_acpi,ata_piix,ata_generic
uhci_hcd               30736  0
libphy                 27392  1 tg3
ssb                    40580  1 b43
ieee1394               96324  2 sbp2,ohci1394
ehci_hcd               43276  0
scsi_mod              155212  4 sbp2,sd_mod,sg,libata
usbcore               148848  3 uhci_hcd,ehci_hcd
dock                   16656  1 libata
thermal                23708  2
processor              42156  3 acpi_cpufreq,thermal
fan                    12548  0
fbcon                  47648  0
tileblit               10880  1 fbcon
font                   16512  1 fbcon
bitblit                13824  1 fbcon
softcursor              9984  1 bitblit
fuse                   60828  3

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 $ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 02)
00:00.1 System peripheral: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 02)
00:00.3 System peripheral: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 02)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 81)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) SMBus Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 01)
02:03.0 CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev ac)
02:03.1 CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev ac)
02:03.2 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C552 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 04)
02:04.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02)
02:05.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5705M Gigabit Ethernet (rev 01)


For me it was strange that in the first output i915 is listed, while the notebook has the Intel 855 graphics controller, the predecessor of Intel 915.

BTW, the problems with Brasero for me are very similar to the ones I experience also in the latest xfce edition.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Fri Mar 06, 2009 4:52 pm

@.ee: I found this on launchpad... It seems to be an upstream issue. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... bug/285323 and https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/273468 Does switching to a VT and back to X fix the keyboard problem?

Merlwiz's feedback about Brasero was that it works better than xfburn for him. "I can't even get xfburn to burn a dvd. On one drive it keeps saying the disc is full and on the other it crashes the app."

I messaged the creator of Elfin2, the theme we are using. Hopefully we can fix the readability issues with his help.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby .ee on Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:03 pm

shane wrote:@.ee: I found this on launchpad... It seems to be an upstream issue. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... bug/285323 and https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/273468 Does switching to a VT and back to X fix the keyboard problem?


Yes, CTRL + ALT + F6 and CTRL + ALT + F7 "solves" the issue with the brightness regulation. The symptoms described in the links above are identical to mine.

I just tried Protech-one specialized linux distribution which also uses Fluxbox. Somehow their default desktop and menu design is more appealing to me, and somehow similar to yours at the same time. Maybe you just have a look to get new ideas. Also their small monitoring tool in the left bottom is very sweet and practical (don't know which program they use there).
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:11 pm

.ee wrote:Yes, CTRL + ALT + F6 and CTRL + ALT + F7 "solves" the issue with the brightness regulation. The symptoms described in the links above are identical to mine.


I wish we had the resources to maintain our own repos... Then we would probably have less of these regressions... They are quite irritating. Like for my laptop, in Intrepid, Suspend started working while Hibernate stopped... and my wireless card gives now keeps losing signal. I am using the b43 driver which I see you are using as well. Are you facing any problems with your wireless card?
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:16 pm

.ee wrote:Also their small monitoring tool in the left bottom is very sweet and practical (don't know which program they use there).


It looks like Conky to me...
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby tawan on Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:50 pm

shane wrote:Merlwiz uploaded a new version of slim to the community repos. Can you please upgrade to his latest version and test it.

The only thing of note so far is that after login I am left with a full screen window open, called "unnamed" and containing the default wallpaper. Which I have to manually close.

Oh and logout now fails, just hangs on a blank desktop. CTRL+ALT+BKSP takes me to CLI login only.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:01 pm

phonicboom wrote:
shane wrote:Merlwiz uploaded a new version of slim to the community repos. Can you please upgrade to his latest version and test it.

The only thing of note so far is that after login I am left with a full screen window open, called "unnamed" and containing the default wallpaper. Which I have to manually close.

Oh and logout now fails, just hangs on a blank desktop. CTRL+ALT+BKSP takes me to CLI login only.


Maybe I should have mentioned that you should accept all the changes that the new package makes to the config files. Try reinstalling Slim and accepting the changes.

Can you paste the contents of /etc/slim.conf

Also delete the ~/.fluxbox folder to get a clean start.

If this fails, delete ~/.fluxbox then press F1 in the Slim log in screen till you see startmintfluxbox (NOT startfluxbox) and then log in.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby tawan on Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:18 pm

Hi shane

Hopefully this is helping you find a bug and not me wasting your time... :)

I did accept changes to slim on updating the packages..

I have since deleted slim.conf and reinstalled it, I have deleted .fluxbox and I have done F1 to get a new startmintfluxbox session (all a few times now).

here is my slim.conf (it seems to be new as it no longer has my auto login changes I had made)

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# Path, X server and arguments (if needed)
# Note: -xauth $authfile is automatically appended
default_path        ./:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin
default_xserver     /usr/bin/X
#xserver_arguments   -dpi 75

# Commands for halt, login, etc.
halt_cmd            /sbin/shutdown -h now
reboot_cmd          /sbin/shutdown -r now
console_cmd         /usr/bin/xterm -C -fg white -bg black +sb -T "Console login" -e /bin/sh -c "/bin/cat /etc/issue | sed -e 's/\\\\r/`uname -r`/' -e 's/\\\\m/`uname -m`/'; exec /bin/login"
suspend_cmd         pmi action sleep
hibernate_cmd       pmi action hibernate

# Full path to the xauth binary
xauth_path         /usr/bin/xauth

# Xauth file for server
authfile           /var/run/slim.auth

# Xinerama screen to show login panel on (zero-based)
#xinerama_screen    0

# Activate numlock when slim starts. Valid values: on|off
# numlock             on

# Hide the mouse cursor (note: does not work with some WMs).
# Valid values: true|false
# hidecursor          false

# This command is executed after a succesful login.
# you can place the %session and %theme variables
# to handle launching of specific commands in .xinitrc
# depending of chosen session and slim theme
#
# NOTE: if your system does not have bash you need
# to adjust the command according to your preferred shell,
# i.e. for freebsd use:
# login_cmd           exec /bin/sh - ~/.xinitrc %session
login_cmd           if [ -r ~/.xinitrc ]; then exec /bin/bash -login ~/.xinitrc %session; else exec /bin/bash /etc/slim/Login %session; fi

# Commands executed when starting and exiting a session.
# They can be used for registering a X11 session with
# sessreg. You can use the %user variable
#
# sessionstart_cmd   some command
# sessionstop_cmd   some command
sessionstart_cmd   /etc/slim/Default %user

# Start in daemon mode. Valid values: yes | no
# Note that this can be overriden by the command line
# options "-d" and "-nodaemon"
# daemon   yes

# Available sessions (first one is the default).
# The current chosen session name is replaced in the login_cmd
# above, so your login command can handle different sessions.
# see the xinitrc.sample file shipped with slim sources
#sessions            blackbox,gnome-session,icewm-session,openbox-gnome-session,openbox-kde-session,openbox-session,startfluxbox,startkde,startmintfluxbox,startxfce4,wmaker
sessions startfluxbox,startmintfluxbox,

# Executed when pressing F11 (requires imagemagick)
screenshot_cmd      import -window root /tmp/slim.png

# Custom commands for F2 to F6 and Ctrl-F1 to Ctrl-F6 keys
# f2_cmd      some command
# f3_cmd      some command
f4_cmd      pmi action hibernate
f5_cmd      /sbin/shutdown -r now
f6_cmd      /sbin/shutdown -h now
# ctrl_f1_cmd    some command
# ctrl_f2_cmd    some command
# ctrl_f3_cmd    some command 
# ctrl_f4_cmd    some command 
# ctrl_f5_cmd    some command 
# ctrl_f6_cmd    some command 

# welcome message. Available variables: %host, %domain
welcome_msg         F1:Session F4:Suspend F5:Reboot F6:Halt

# Session message. Prepended to the session name when pressing F1
# session_msg         Session:

# shutdown / reboot messages
shutdown_msg       The system is halting...
reboot_msg         The system is rebooting...

# default user, leave blank or remove this line
# for avoid pre-loading the username.
#default_user        mint

# Focus the password field on start when default_user is set
# Set to "yes" to enable this feature
#focus_password      no

# Automatically login the default user (without entering
# the password. Set to "yes" to enable this feature
#auto_login          yes


# current theme, use comma separated list to specify a set to
# randomly choose from
#current_theme       default, debian-moreblue, debian-moreblue-orbit
current_theme       conf-default

# Lock file
lockfile            /var/run/slim.lock

# Log file
logfile             /var/log/slim.log
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby shane on Sat Mar 07, 2009 12:23 am

Your slim.conf looks OK... the default Fluxbox startup file should be restored after you deleted it... Did you reboot after upgrading Slim? I can't think of anything else really...
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby infamous on Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:51 am

shane wrote:- 90% width of the slit... yes that was the plan :)


- Atheros wireless card: We had problems with this card in the last release as well... I really dont know what's going on here... Does your card show up in the System Tools>Hardware Drivers tool? On your first boot did you get a dialog in the system tray about available drivers for your wireless card? Does anyone else have a solution for this?

Thanks for the feedback!


On the first boot I did not get a dialog in the system tray about available drivers, nor do I get one with any other version of mint. I'm not exactly sure why but on all Mint 6.0 flavors I have tried, the ath5k module that was included in the Ubuntu 8.10 kernal(2.6..7-7 generic) does not load at startup. This is a good thing for me because I have never been able to get my card to work properly with that module and need to blacklist it on distros that included that module in the kernal.

I can't say whether my card showed up in the hardware drivers tool. I only tested fluxbox briefly. But I doubt that it would because the hardware icon never showed up in the tray. The card also doesn't show up in the hardware drivers tool on the mint 6.0 main that I am running right now. Sorry I can't be more helpful
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby FedoraRefugee on Sat Mar 07, 2009 12:21 pm

shane wrote:
infamous wrote:Unable to use ndiswrapper to connect to the internet with ath5k card. Works fine in main edition 6.0. In fluxbox I can setup the drivers fine but wicd will not see a connection. Tried rebooting several times. Tried manual ndiswrapper -i filename.ini && ndiswrapper -m and all that good stuff but doesn't work. Splash screen looks nice though :)


Quoted from the Intrepid release notes: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/release ... %20default

Atheros ath5k wireless driver not enabled by default

The version of the ath5k driver for Atheros wireless devices included in Linux 2.6.27 interferes with the use of the madwifi driver for some wireless devices and as a result has been disabled by default. Many Atheros chipsets will work correctly with the madwifi driver, but some newer chipsets may not, and the madwifi driver may not work with WPA authentication. If you have an Atheros device that does not work with madwifi, you will want to install the linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic package, which includes an updated version of the ath5k driver. While not installed by default, this linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic package is included on the Ubuntu 8.10 CD and DVD images for ease of installation.


Of course this package is not present on our ISO... but does this solution work for you? I can include this driver on the ISO if it does.


Yes, this solution works. I used the backports module in the Xfce CE and have updated the kernel a few times since and AR5007EG just works by default now. I am happy I do not have to keep rebuilding it anymore. BTW it is only Ubuntu that has withheld this kernel mod, every other distro with a 2.6.27+ kernel now recognizes these atheros chips right out of the box. :cry:
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby infamous on Sat Mar 07, 2009 4:33 pm

FedoraRefugee wrote:
shane wrote:
infamous wrote:Unable to use ndiswrapper to connect to the internet with ath5k card. Works fine in main edition 6.0. In fluxbox I can setup the drivers fine but wicd will not see a connection. Tried rebooting several times. Tried manual ndiswrapper -i filename.ini && ndiswrapper -m and all that good stuff but doesn't work. Splash screen looks nice though :)


Quoted from the Intrepid release notes: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/release ... %20default

Atheros ath5k wireless driver not enabled by default

The version of the ath5k driver for Atheros wireless devices included in Linux 2.6.27 interferes with the use of the madwifi driver for some wireless devices and as a result has been disabled by default. Many Atheros chipsets will work correctly with the madwifi driver, but some newer chipsets may not, and the madwifi driver may not work with WPA authentication. If you have an Atheros device that does not work with madwifi, you will want to install the linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic package, which includes an updated version of the ath5k driver. While not installed by default, this linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic package is included on the Ubuntu 8.10 CD and DVD images for ease of installation.


Of course this package is not present on our ISO... but does this solution work for you? I can include this driver on the ISO if it does.


Yes, this solution works. I used the backports module in the Xfce CE and have updated the kernel a few times since and AR5007EG just works by default now. I am happy I do not have to keep rebuilding it anymore. BTW it is only Ubuntu that has withheld this kernel mod, every other distro with a 2.6.27+ kernel now recognizes these atheros chips right out of the box. :cry:


Fedora 10 recognizes and loads an ath5k module, I think ath5k_pci but I may be wrong. My card doesn't work right with it however. I can connect to WPA2. All connections (WPA and no encryption) will quickly slow to 1 M/s rate and stop transfering data. So while other distros will recognize these cards, they may not function with these modules.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby FedoraRefugee on Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:48 pm

I have an AR5007EG in this laptop and it worked fine when F10 was released, but that means little in Fedora terms. :roll:

It might have been a network manager problem though, I am not sure as I have been out of the loop on Fedora. Have you tried any other distros?

At any rate, I hope Mint is working for you. I cursed Ubuntu silly for leaving this out of the kernel, but the fix is not bad. And it has worked flawlessly since. Kind of puts the damper on using the live CD though.
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Re: Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread

Postby infamous on Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:16 am

FedoraRefugee wrote:I have an AR5007EG in this laptop and it worked fine when F10 was released, but that means little in Fedora terms. :roll:

It might have been a network manager problem though, I am not sure as I have been out of the loop on Fedora. Have you tried any other distros?

At any rate, I hope Mint is working for you. I cursed Ubuntu silly for leaving this out of the kernel, but the fix is not bad. And it has worked flawlessly since. Kind of puts the damper on using the live CD though.


They all work with a little time and google. Ndiswrapper has worked best with my card, I think its the same chipset as yours.
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