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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:
> https://puu.sh/uQsLL/2661cdaa7c.jpg
> 3. My lspci output looks like this:
> https://puu.sh/uQsUJ/ff0045aa59.jpg
> 4. Here's dmesg grepped for "driver" and "ath":
> https://puu.sh/uQt0l/a321614cd6.jpg
> 
> 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
> ISO.

You have an Atheros 10k device. The Jessie installer was put together
before firmware was available to it. Complete the install and read

https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/03/msg00631.html

Or vice-versa. What you need to do is not that hard.  Ask again if
unsure of a way forward.

-- 
Brian.