Please read and follow the Community Guidelines. I did not install the newest version because I cannot find a debian package to download. This firmware is now open , to contribute check out: Or bypass the Debian gatekeepers and go to the source: Then click either “testing” or “unstable” to download it. A list of things that need to be fixed in the firmware.
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Open firmware for ath9k_htc
Or you can use compat-wireless to get the driver. Sidebar Users main page.
The firmware can be obtained from firmware tree. Now the version is firmware-ath9k-htc 1. This driver requires firmware. If you use Debian testing or unstable, it will be automatically updated whenever you run apt update and subsequently apt upgrade Otherwise you may need to manually update it whenever a newer version is available.
Removing old version may be necessary. This is how I obtain most Debian packages.
User login Create new account. I did not install the newest version because I cannot find a debian package to download.
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Alternately you can download it from here: This firmware is now opento contribute check out: Otherwise you may need to manually update it whenever a newer version is available. Can I install the newest version without uninstalling the already installed version of the package? Basic PS support has been implemented in the driver, but it is disabled by default. Login or register to post comments 5 replies [ Last post ].
Last time I installed the package it was version firmware-ath9k-htc 1. The archives for the old ath9k-devel list, which was closed inare available here. Creative Commons Attribution 4.
Using only one VIF Virtual Interface running in AP mode would be a good idea for now, multiple interface support has not been tested extensively. Processing multicast frames has to be fixed MultiRateRetry etc.
PowerSave is not properly supported yet.
ath9k_htc – Debian Wiki
Please chech usb related issues before sending bug report. The same package from Debian’s servers: AR based cards operate by default in USB Mass storage mode and have to be ‘switched’ to wireless mode on plugging in. This firmware is now opento contribute check sth9k. Here is the package that will be in the upcoming Trisquel 9: Please do report bugs, crashes, weird behavior and other general tantrums thrown by the driver.
A list of things that need to be fixed in the firmware. Please read and follow the Community Guidelines. See this guide to use the wireless-testing tree directly.
Atheros 802.11n PCI/PCI-E devices (ath9k)
Because I don’t use Debian stable, I cannot test it right now. Fixing this would require removing lots of cruft and structural changes in the firmware. Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: Enable these options in your kernel config.
In order to get an ar usb wifi liinux to work on debian 9 64bit I have to install a package called firmware-ath9k-htc Last time I installed the package it was version firmware-ath9k-htc 1. AP mode works only with up to 7 stations due to a firmware limitation.