WiFi dead when i tried to install WICD
before the installation i had an effective wireless network via ndiswrapper.
my "lspci"my "lshw -C network"Code:02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01) 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 01)There is also something that i noticed. Under my Restricted Hardware Drivers were written:Code:*-network UNCLAIMED description: Ethernet controller product: AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter vendor: Atheros Communications Inc. physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0 version: 01 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: cap_list configuration: latency=0 *-network description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0 logical name: eth0 version: 01 serial: 00:1f:c6:53:a8:07 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: bus_master cap_list ethernet physical configuration: broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.2LK ip=192.168.0.14 latency=0 module=r8169 multicast=yes
1) Atheros Hardware Access Layer (Not in Use) (Disabled)
2) Support for 802.11 wireless LAN cards (Not in Use) (Enabled)
*** My "lshw" noted UNCLAIMED so i know it isnt installed.
*** I have the appropiate driver for my Card which is net5211.inf, for Atheros 5007/5006
*** I followed this guy's guid for 64bit. guide. my uname -m had an output of "i686".
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