Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. On my Windows laptop I had to go through a “Add wireless device” phase for my router to recognize the card as accepted. The other two revisions use a different chipset. But, so far, so good! Though do tell if you do! I am still not sure why, but perhaps it is because it is an unsupported development build.

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linuc What kind of router do you have? It could also be liunx nature of my current unstable build after having screwed up so many settings in the attempt.

Wifi Adapter D-Link DWA so that means that once i install the hardware to the computer with the installation disk it will automatically work on both windows 7 and ubuntu If you want to use 64 bit you will probably have to use madwifi.

All times are GMT I haven’t tested how stable it is yet. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


Works also with Debian Sarge stable, 2. Registered Jan Posts 1 Blog Entries 1.

December 8th, 1. This card has a broken country code, which must be set for the card to work, not a trivial process. Card bought new Aug Easy to break, and removing the protective heat shrink tube will reduce the strain relief.

D-Link DWA-552 rev A3

For information on how to do this, see: The ath9k drivers are still new and lnux anyways. This is with both WPA and connection security on. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

I was able to successfully compile the ath9k driver using Kevmitch’s Debian instructions http: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Works Great under CentOS 5 kernel 2. I am on Sabayon 3. Originally Posted by Jables I will try with a reflector to maximize directional gain and minimize my upper neighbours from sucking my wifi: Having a problem logging in? I had a little trouble figuring out how to set up the encryption because the Madwifi wiki overview page was a little unclear, but I edited the page so that now it should be clear to others.

Unfortunately, I’ve messed up my kernel and it’s refusing to install the ath0 drivers possibly due to compiling older madwifi snapshots over newer ones so I’m going to reinstall Gutsy Mint 4.


In particular, I don’t know the correct way to set up a roaming network interface. D1 of this card works lunux a CVS release of madwifi update: The lspci shows this: How to pull the lastest madwifi development snapshot: I am still not sure why, but perhaps it is because it is an unsupported development build.

D-Link DWA on Linux?

Once you’ve established that this is possible, start adding the security features in. Without any tweaks, it covers my full house square meters, passing through 2 or 3 brick walls. Daa-552 1 to 10 of As for knetwork manager, I’m not exactly sure how it fits in the picture though I’m not saying it doesn’t.

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