[Gllug] Ath9k in Kernel

Chris Bell chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Sun Feb 5 11:27:50 UTC 2012

On Sat 04 Feb, Robert W wrote:
> Happy weekend all,
> Before I try to step back in kernel updates just wondering if anyone
> else has experienced issues with ath9k wifi drivers and feel its caused
> by the kernel.
> I'v been having issues with wifi when using ath9k since recent updates.
> I noticed it on Arch install, and when I had given up trying everything
> (before blaming the driver) I decided to try installing another distro,
> which again worked until I performed updates that updated the kernel as
> well.

   If it requires a non-free driver then it is no longer supplied with the
kernel. Debian get around this by first asking whether you are willing to
accept non-free software, then providing a means to first accept the End
User Licence Agreement (EULA), download and install the software. 

Chris Bell www.chrisbell.org.uk
Microsoft sells you Windows ... Linux gives you the whole house.

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