Acer Aspire 5040 atheros 2413 no Wifi

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Acer Aspire 5040 atheros 2413 no Wifi

Postby jlinkels58 on Thu May 16, 2013 9:15 pm

I think the title tells it all. I am running Mint Debian Edition.

Output of mintWifi:
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* I. scanning WIFI PCI devices...
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* II. querying ndiswrapper...
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* III. querying iwconfig...
lo        no wireless extensions.

wlan0     IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:off/any 
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=20 dBm   
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
         
eth0      no wireless extensions.

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* IV. querying ifconfig...
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:16:d3:46:28:dd 
          inet addr:192.168.110.75  Bcast:192.168.110.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::216:d3ff:fe46:28dd/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:5720 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:3757 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:7284907 (6.9 MiB)  TX bytes:334830 (326.9 KiB)
          Interrupt:23 Base address:0x6000

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback 
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:1104 (1.0 KiB)  TX bytes:1104 (1.0 KiB)

wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:16:cf:0a:f8:25 
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

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* V. querying DHCP...
Reloading /etc/samba/smb.conf: smbd only.
RTNETLINK answers: File exists
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* VI. querying nslookup google.com...
Server:      192.168.110.10
Address:   192.168.110.10#53

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:   google.com
Address: 173.194.37.98
<snip>


uname -a:
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Linux jlinkels-aspire 3.2.0-4-486 #1 Debian 3.2.32-1 i686 GNU/Linux


rfkill list all
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0: phy0: Wireless LAN
   Soft blocked: no
   Hard blocked: no


lspci -v (removed all other hardware except Atheros)
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06:05.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413/AR2414 Wireless Network Adapter [AR5005G(S) 802.11bg] (rev 01)
   Subsystem: AMBIT Microsystem Corp. Device 0418
   Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 168, IRQ 9
   Memory at d0200000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
   Capabilities: [44] Power Management version 2
   Kernel driver in use: ath5k


lsmod:
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Module                  Size  Used by
cpufreq_powersave      12422  0
cpufreq_userspace      12520  0
cpufreq_stats          12645  0
cpufreq_conservative    12987  0
parport_pc             22036  0
ppdev                  12651  0
lp                     12797  0
parport                31375  3 lp,ppdev,parport_pc
bnep                   17288  2
rfcomm                 28448  0
bluetooth              99189  10 rfcomm,bnep
binfmt_misc            12778  1
fuse                   51958  1
loop                   17851  0
dm_crypt               17920  0
dm_mod                 57438  1 dm_crypt
snd_hda_codec_realtek   142274  1
snd_hda_intel          21945  2
snd_hda_codec          63478  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec_realtek
snd_hwdep              12943  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm_oss            36194  0
snd_mixer_oss          17668  1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm                53402  3 snd_pcm_oss,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel
arc4                   12418  2
snd_page_alloc         12867  2 snd_pcm,snd_hda_intel
ath5k                 115392  0
snd_seq_midi           12744  0
snd_seq_midi_event     13245  1 snd_seq_midi
snd_rawmidi            18543  1 snd_seq_midi
ath                    17114  1 ath5k
snd_seq                39764  2 snd_seq_midi_event,snd_seq_midi
mac80211              167554  1 ath5k
snd_seq_device         13016  3 snd_seq,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_midi
snd_timer              22478  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
pcmcia                 32012  0
joydev                 12959  0
cfg80211              117653  3 mac80211,ath,ath5k
acer_wmi               21651  0
snd                    38796  15 snd_timer,snd_seq_device,snd_seq,snd_rawmidi,snd_pcm,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm_oss,snd_hwdep,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec_realtek
sparse_keymap          12719  1 acer_wmi
soundcore              12921  1 snd
yenta_socket           22402  0
pcmcia_rsrc            17380  1 yenta_socket
shpchp                 26717  0
pcmcia_core            18063  3 pcmcia_rsrc,yenta_socket,pcmcia
powernow_k8            17294  0
mperf                  12421  1 powernow_k8
psmouse                59795  0
k8temp                 12575  0
serio_raw              12848  0
i2c_piix4              12480  0
rfkill                 18715  6 acer_wmi,cfg80211,bluetooth
pcspkr                 12554  0
battery                12957  0
ac                     12552  0
processor              23136  2 powernow_k8
evdev                  13175  13
ext4                  298156  1
crc16                  12327  2 ext4,bluetooth
jbd2                   51542  1 ext4
mbcache                12897  1 ext4
btrfs                 471514  0
crc32c                 12576  1
libcrc32c              12394  1 btrfs
zlib_deflate           21318  1 btrfs
vga16fb                17170  0
vgastate               12537  1 vga16fb
uvesafb                25842  0
usbhid                 31673  0
hid                    60116  1 usbhid
sg                     21589  0
sr_mod                 17468  0
sd_mod                 35425  3
cdrom                  34813  1 sr_mod
crc_t10dif             12332  1 sd_mod
ata_generic            12439  0
radeon                571136  2
pata_atiixp            12723  2
libata                121219  2 pata_atiixp,ata_generic
i2c_algo_bit           12713  1 radeon
ttm                    42957  1 radeon
drm_kms_helper         22699  1 radeon
video                  17412  0
ohci_hcd               22264  0
drm                   130103  4 drm_kms_helper,ttm,radeon
ehci_hcd               35684  0
usbcore               100611  4 ehci_hcd,ohci_hcd,usbhid
scsi_mod              135503  4 libata,sd_mod,sr_mod,sg
wmi                    13051  1 acer_wmi
thermal                13103  0
thermal_sys            17752  3 thermal,video,processor
r8169                  41957  0
mii                    12595  1 r8169
i2c_core               19116  5 drm,drm_kms_helper,i2c_algo_bit,radeon,i2c_piix4
button                 12817  0
usb_common             12338  1 usbcore


grep wlan0 /var/log/syslog
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May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]:    SCPlugin-Ifupdown: devices added (path: /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.4/0000:06:05.0/net/wlan0, iface: wlan0)
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]:    SCPlugin-Ifupdown: device added (path: /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.4/0000:06:05.0/net/wlan0, iface: wlan0): no ifupdown configuration found.
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): using nl80211 for WiFi device control
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <warn> (wlan0): driver supports Access Point (AP) mode
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): new 802.11 WiFi device (driver: 'ath5k' ifindex: 3)
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): exported as /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/0
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): now managed
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): device state change: unmanaged -> unavailable (reason 'managed') [10 20 2]
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): bringing up device.
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): preparing device.
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): deactivating device (reason 'managed') [2]
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire kernel: [   27.642102] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): supplicant interface state: starting -> ready
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): device state change: unavailable -> disconnected (reason 'supplicant-available') [20 30 42]
May 16 20:43:29 jlinkels-aspire NetworkManager[2582]: <info> (wlan0): supplicant interface state: ready -> inactive


And I am totally out of ideas.

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