Re: Wifi Drivers still not recognized by Debian, even when using Netinst
- Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 23:58:23 +0000
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Wifi Drivers still not recognized by Debian, even when using Netinst
On Sun 19 Mar 2017 at 13:33:14 -0700, Dean Valentine wrote:
> Hi, I was having trouble contacting the mailing list on my other thread, so
> I just started a new one.
Sorry to heae that. We wondered where you were and passed the time
discussing the usefulness of reading and the place of documentation.
> I have attempted to use both the live-iso and netinst iso with bundled
> non-free drivers, but Debian still can't detect/load my wifi. To rehash,
> 1. I use an Acer Aspire S laptop.
> 2. The error looks like this:
> 3. My lspci output looks like this:
> 4. Here's dmesg grepped for "driver" and "ath":
> I don't know what to do. Other operating systems manage to find and use my
> wifi, but Debian is different, even using its proprietary-firmware-bundled
You have an Atheros 10k device. The Jessie installer was put together
before firmware was available to it. Complete the install and read
Or vice-versa. What you need to do is not that hard. Ask again if
unsure of a way forward.