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ath9k is still unstable

asked 2012-06-04 19:10:09 -0500

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updated 2012-06-04 19:10:53 -0500

This might be a known issue for some of you, but the ath9k module has been unstable since kernel 2.6 I think. I've tried many workarounds, including the most famous one, which is creating the ath9k.conf at /etc/modprobe.d including the "options ath9k nohwcrypt=1" in it. Now I've just updated Fedora 17 with the kernel 3.3.7-1.fc17.x86_64 and things are the same. Eventually the connection gets pretty unstable and I'm sitting 3 meters away from my wifi router. When I go to my bedroom, where it works perfectly on Windows, it simply stops working on Linux. I've tried many distros, but it seems this issue is kernel related. Does anybody have a clue how to fix or even improve it?

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answered 2012-06-06 04:12:22 -0500

hckidz gravatar image

try :

rmmod ath9k rmmod ath9k_common modprobe ath9k

i have same problem before. now i've update kernel with 3.3.7-1.fc16 its works perfectly.

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