Bug 432204 - Atheros wireless adapter not working
Atheros wireless adapter not working
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 254192
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
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Reported: 2008-02-09 16:16 EST by Piotr Wojciechowski
Modified: 2008-02-11 09:24 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-11 09:24:22 EST
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Description Piotr Wojciechowski 2008-02-09 16:16:39 EST
Description of problem:

Atheros AR5006EG adapter is not working on any kernels released for FC8 since
official release, it had been working on FC6 using legacy madwifi driver
ath_pci. Tried on BenQ P52EG notebook.

05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5006EG 802.11 b/g
Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Unknown device 1a32:0100
        Flags: fast devsel, IRQ 22
        Memory at c0300000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
        Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/0
        Capabilities: [60] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
        Capabilities: [90] MSI-X: Enable- Mask- TabSize=1
        Kernel modules: ath5k

In dmesg you can see:

PCI: Enabling device 0000:05:00.0 (0000 -> 0002)
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:05:00.0[A] -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 22
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:05:00.0 to 64
ath5k_pci 0000:05:00.0: registered as 'phy1'
ath5k phy1: failed to wakeup the MAC Chip
ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 0000:05:00.0 disabled
ath5k_pci: probe of 0000:05:00.0 failed with error -5

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

tried on kernel- and kernel-

How reproducible:

Always, just use BenQ laptop with this adapter and try to run wireless.
Actual results:

Errors in dmesg and no wireless interface

Expected results:

Wireless adapter interface and working wireless connection

Additional info:
Comment 1 John W. Linville 2008-02-11 09:24:22 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 254192 ***

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