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Re: ath9k



On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 01:03:01PM -0700, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 11:16:58AM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 09:11 -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
> > > I'm wondering how others are finding ath9k.  I'm finding in 2.6.31
> > > kernels that it will constantly drop connections.
> > 


> I was using ath9k on a netbook in various locations (travels) and
> circumstances.  So far this netbook has on it Fedora 10 but with
> 2.6.29 kernels. "Standard" 2.6.27 F10 kernels were not suitable due
> to various wireless issues :-).  In that configuration ath9k worked
> very well even in some rather trying conditions (although I do not
> know if I really bumed into something of n type; my router at home
> is few years old and it surely does not have a whiff of such
> protocol).  Sounds like an upcoming upgrade will bring headaches.

> See in particular
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520535
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=532465

Thanks Michael. I see one person felt it was solved by the 11-03
compat-wireless.  Not sure which I used. (I've already reinstalled on
that machine for various reasons.)

Can Fedora do anything if it's a kernel bug?  

Maybe I'll try their (compat-wireless) git and see what happens.  
<insert some stupid pun with git and get here.>

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