More information is better than no information. Find More Posts by SkippyJack. I can connect fine to an unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network. Sign in Already have an account? In my first attempt, Snow Leopard recognised the presence of a wireless card icon appeared but wouldn’t switch on the airport! I had actually managed to remove, I think the HP driver, from the kernel, and that was a decent workaround.

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I originally just removed the daemon and the gui with no success but once I manually removed wirelezs other packages beginning with ‘libnm’ everything started behaving itself.

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I can connect fine to wirelesd unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network. Posted September 4, Hello Seth, I will try this a bit later on when I am at home and can connect it to the internet via wire: Thank you in advance. Or sign in with one of these services.

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[SOLVED] Atheros AR Wireless Network Adapter

You will loose some functionality however, probably most noticeable is support for hotkeys. In my first attempt, Snow Leopard recognised the presence of a wireless card icon appeared but wouldn’t switch on the airport!

Do you have wpa-supplicant installed? Sign in Already have an account? Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook. I’m using Wicd with ath5k on Squeeze and everything works. Marvell Technology Group Ltd. To achieve a Gold competency level, Solvusoft goes through extensive independent analysis that looks for, amongst other qualities, a high level of software expertise, a successful customer service track record, and top-tier customer value.

Click here to review our site terms of use. Hello and thanks Seth, I ada;ter uoad the rfkill as my laptop overheated and am currently writing this on my blackberry.

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It was a ralink RT device ID – f: The laptop has a sticker with pau-1mpc I searched and couldn’t find anything for OS X. No, the relevant kext didn’t make it work ad5001. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

Posted February 17, Sorry for the delay, yes I had tried to just press the physical wifi button but it adpter not work it worked quite well to start this whole mess though.


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All times are GMT Then we done disabled the network and turned it back on and it came up with “disabled by hardware switch”. I can see all the wireless networks in my area and the signal strength is good but it keeps asking me again and again for my passkey even though I am definitely entering it correctly.

I have the same wifi card. Assume I have both the archive ARX. Even though I had my ethernet cable plugged into the laptop, it was still trying to reconnect to a wifi network in the house, and there is no telling how long atherow dialog box had been up, causing my cpu to run hotter.

Once at work, I started the laptop again, and now I have the “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch” issue. Sign In Sign Up. I have tried several things that I found in forums with no success i.