[CentOS] Atheros AR5212/AR5213 wifi not working

Mark Pryor tlviewer at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 11 01:09:39 UTC 2008


--- On Fri, 10/10/08, Marko Vojinovic <markovojinovic at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Marko Vojinovic <markovojinovic at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [CentOS] Atheros AR5212/AR5213 wifi not working
> To: centos at centos.org
> Date: Friday, October 10, 2008, 5:38 AM
> Hello everyone,
> I'm new to the CentOS list, so forgive me if this has
> been answered before (someone please point me to an
> efficient way of searching through the list archives).
> I have a wifi card from the subject line, and have the
> driver installed. Using NetworkManager under Gnome
> everything works perfectly. However, I prefer to use network
> service instead of NetworkManager since
> a) I use KDE and NetworkManager fails to work properly
> there

> I believe the problem is essentially in the (in)ability to
> choose the appropriate network automatically --- in KDE NM
> doesn't have the taskbar applet which would let me
> choose the network, and the network service has no way of
> automatically making such a choice either...

You can use the kNetworkManager applet in C5.2 too, but you have to
build it from SRPM. I use it on my notebook.

DIY or use my version from my repo



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