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rwalker999
November 30th, 2008, 02:51 AM
I've been with Ibex for a while, and since I got it, the wireless has been spotty at best. It would work initially, then go out, forcing me to reconnect. I'd have to do so about 20x/day.
Anyways, after the most recent system update, my laptop won't even recognize that there is an active wireless card.

I'm running an HP i686, Atheros 802.11, and 8.10 last updated sometime yesterday. My device manager is set on "Support for 5xxx series of Atheros 802.11..." I've set it on that and rebooted, and set it on "Support for Atheros 802.11..." and rebooted, neither made a difference.

If anyone can help me get my wireless going, I'd greatly appreciate it. Need my laptop and wireless working for my law school exams in 1.5 weeks.

If I need to attach any terminal outputs, just let me know and I'll do so with the quickness.

Thanks so much (for this help and past help I've found here...) Any help may be rewarded in the future with some free legal services ;)

night_fox
November 30th, 2008, 02:53 AM
lshw -C network

rwalker999
November 30th, 2008, 03:07 AM
lshw -C network

WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: MCP67 Ethernet
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: a
bus info: pci@0000:00:0a.0
logical name: eth0
version: a2
serial: 00:1e:68:7f:07:00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: bus_master cap_list ethernet physical
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=forcedeth driverversion=0.61 ip=192.168.1.9 latency=0 maxlatency=20 mingnt=1 module=forcedeth multicast=yes
*-network UNCLAIMED
description: Ethernet controller
product: AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter
vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
version: 01
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-network DISABLED
description: Ethernet interface
physical id: 1
logical name: pan0
serial: 4e:71:c3:7d:f0:4a
capabilities: ethernet physical
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=bridge driverversion=2.3 firmware=N/A multicast=yes