I have a Problem with my Atheros 9485 and Fedora20x64

asked 2014-03-17 10:32:04 -0600

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updated 2014-03-18 08:12:01 -0600

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I have installed Fedora 20x64 in Dual boot with win7x64.Under 7 the wlan Adapter is working. In Fedora the adapter is recogniced, but can´t be activated. In Lshw product: AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter [168C:32] vendor: Qualcomm Atheros [168C] bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0 logical name: wlp2s0 version: 01 serial: 40:f0:2f:2e:34:9a width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: Power Management, Message Signalled Interrupts, PCI Express, bus mastering, PCI capabilities listing, extension ROM, ethernet, Physical interface, Wireless-LAN configuration: broadcast: yes driver: ath9k driverversion: 3.13.6-200.fc20.x86_64 firmware: N/A latency: 0 link: no multicast: yes wireless: IEEE 802.11bgn resources: irq: 17 memory: f7d00000-f7d7ffff memory: f7d80000-f7d8ffff this device has been disabled

What could be the problem

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Check /var/log/messages for errors and google them. The support for this card got broken already once: https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/9174/fixed-the-322-kernel-breaks-atheros-wifi-how-can-i-fix-it-again/ There are also many threads on the net about instability and problems with this card in other distributions. Please post a parallel question on http://www.forums.fedoraforum.org/forumdisplay.php?f=8

marcindulak gravatar imagemarcindulak ( 2014-03-19 03:22:20 -0600 )edit