However, I can’t find a way to port its drivers to the future. It seems you’ve researched deeper into that problem. Yes, it fixes connection stability and speed problems completely. I did it on kernel 3. To enable ath9k, you must first enable mac through make menuconfig when compiling your kernel.

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OpenWrt became the first distribution to pick up ath9k and contribute to it. Ath9o of these modes of operation are supported and should work on all ath9k cards. Hope this can help Regards.

ath9k – Debian Wiki

This last point made a real boost on speed and I’m now almost always arround Mbps ok, not perfect but really usable. This helped me a lot with wifi stability, but not so much with speed at best around Mbps. Youtube presentations about ath9k internals by Adrian Chadd, see Documentation. If you do not know what this means then please learn to compile kernels or rely on your Linux distribution’s kernel.


Below are the options you need to enable ath9k through make menuconfig. I thought I wouldn’t get any advice at all, specially such good advice Early distributions which picked it up.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_ATH9K: Atheros n wireless cards support

November 3rd, 5. Thanks for the long read. Other late ports may also work. I know, backports should be enough for that matter, but hopes die last.

I use latest backports backports on the 3. October 25th, 2. So whenever I finally atb9k to move to something newer, I sure will consider it.

Broadly known solutions attempted and failed: Products with supported ath9k cards. It’s pointless not to have wpa2 enabled anyway, modern linux distributions deal with it perfectly.

WattOS R6 is working fine for me, it’s blazing fast, saves ram not that I need and consequently battery, which’s always welcome and also this distro’s big deal. Results 1 to 5 of 5. Yes, it fixes connection stability and speed problems completely.

In my case, this slightly improve stability when I’m near my AP, but things gets worse when I’m at more than 5m. Table of Contents About ath9k. How about someone guiding me through a “future port”?


CONFIG_ATH9K: Atheros 802.11n wireless cards support

I truly appreciate any help. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Skip to “long story short” if you wish, there’s my help request Problem: I even set up an open access point hidden ssid for testing purposes, result: It seems a lot of Linux users pursue a permanent fix for a problem that should not even exist, since ath9k works fine under many older kernels.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. It seems you’ve researched deeper into that problem. I must emphasize that I’ve done big research, this help request is very specialized, I hope it doesn’t annoy old-school users. Atheros ath9k ar Hi, I face d?

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