Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 817320
AR9285 still not working with kernel 3.3.2-6
Last modified: 2012-11-14 10:20:30 EST
Description of problem:
As said the kernel 3.3.2-6 will fix the Atheros Wifi card connection problem. I updated and still not working.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Linux home 3.3.2-6.fc16.x86_64 #1 SMP Sat Apr 21 12:43:20 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications AR8152 v2.0 Fast Ethernet (rev c1)
02:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
# lsmod | grep ath9k
ath9k 134768 0
mac80211 496450 1 ath9k
ath9k_common 13600 1 ath9k
ath9k_hw 408211 2 ath9k,ath9k_common
ath 23089 3 ath9k,ath9k_common,ath9k_hw
cfg80211 195558 3 ath9k,mac80211,ath
this configurations below were done in my attempts to make it works.
# ls /etc/modprobe.d/
ath9.conf blacklist.conf dist-alsa.conf dist.conf dist-oss.conf openfwwf.conf_OLD udlfb.conf
# cat /etc/modprobe.d/ath9.conf
options ath9k nohwcrypt=1
# cat /etc/modprobe.d/openfwwf.conf_OLD
options b43 nohwcrypt=1 qos=0
Wifi I'm tryng to connect to:
em1 no wireless extensions.
lo no wireless extensions.
wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"TheWifi"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: 38:60:77:BA:13:C7
Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality=70/70 Signal level=-26 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:17 Missed beacon:0
Any help it's really appreciated... I've been reading and everybody got this solved with the kernel update but me.
Can you post the output of "dmesg" shortly after a failed connection attempt?
# Mass update to all open bugs.
Kernel 3.6.2-1.fc16 has just been pushed to updates.
This update is a significant rebase from the previous version.
Please retest with this kernel, and let us know if your problem has been fixed.
In the event that you have upgraded to a newer release and the bug you reported
is still present, please change the version field to the newest release you have
encountered the issue with. Before doing so, please ensure you are testing the
latest kernel update in that release and attach any new and relevant information
you may have gathered.
If you are not the original bug reporter and you still experience this bug,
please file a new report, as it is possible that you may be seeing a
(Please don't clone this bug, a fresh bug referencing this bug in the comment is sufficient).
With no response, we are closing this bug under the assumption that it is no longer an issue. If you still experience this bug, please feel free to reopen the bug report.