Changes between Version 26 and Version 27 of wireless/wifi


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Timestamp:
04/26/2018 01:23:24 PM (5 months ago)
Author:
Ryan Erbstoesser
Comment:

add info about driver firmware

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  • wireless/wifi

    v26 v27  
    588588There are various linux kernel drivers such as madwifi, ath5k, ath9k, ath10k, iwlwifi, to name a few. The below few sections will talk at length about several of them.
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     590As of 2018
     591 * Ath5k: Most ath5k cards have been deprecated.
     592 * Ath9k: Does not require special firmware for radios. Common & stable driver.
     593 * Ath10k: Requires a special firmware that gets loaded on the radio. Latest driver for high speed AC cards.
     594 
    590595[=#ath5k]
    591596=== Atheros AR5xxx 802.11abg cards (ath5k) ===