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 ===== Mailing list ===== ===== Mailing list =====
  
-Our mailing list for this driver is+[[en/​developers/​mailinglists|linux-wireless]] is the recommended ​mailing list to use. 
 + 
 +The archives ​for the old ath9k-devel list, which was closed in 2017, are available:
  
 [[https://​lists.ath9k.org/​mailman/​listinfo/​ath9k-devel|https://​lists.ath9k.org/​mailman/​listinfo/​ath9k-devel]] ​ [[https://​lists.ath9k.org/​mailman/​listinfo/​ath9k-devel|https://​lists.ath9k.org/​mailman/​listinfo/​ath9k-devel]] ​
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 ===== Get the latest ath9k driver ===== ===== Get the latest ath9k driver =====
  
-Any distribution shipping a kernel >= 2.6.27 will have ath9k present but the ath9k driver on 2.6.32 ​is the oldest one recommendedanything older than that is completely unsupported.  +ath9k is part of the kernelbut the latest ​version ​can be obtained from 
- +[[https://​backports.wiki.kernel.org/​index.php/​Main_Page|backports]]. ​
-The latest ​ath9k driver ​can be obtained from [[https://​backports.wiki.kernel.org/​index.php/​Main_Page|backports]]. ​ +
  
 ===== Enabling ath9k ===== ===== Enabling ath9k =====
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 ===== Supported chipsets ===== ===== Supported chipsets =====
  
-SB = single-band 2.4GHz DB = dual-band 2.4GHz or 5GHz +SB = single-band 2.4GHz ​\\ 
 +DB = dual-band 2.4GHz or 5GHz 
  
-Legacy:  +  ​* AR2427 ​1x1 SB (no 11n)   
-  ​* AR2427 (no 802.11n hardware support, its bonded out1x1 SB PCIe AR5008:  + 
-    * AR5418+AR5133 ​AR5418 = DB 11n PCIe, AR5133 = 3x3 DB 11n  +  * AR5008:  
-    * AR5416+AR5133 ​AR5416 = DB 11n PCI  +    * AR5418+AR5133  
-    * AR5416+AR2133 ​AR2133 = 3x3 SB 11n AR9001:  +    * AR5416+AR5133 
-      * AR9160 2x2 DB 11n  +    * AR5416+AR2133 
-      * AR9102 2x2 SB 11n  + 
-      * AR9103 3x3 SB 11n AR9002:  +  * AR9001:  
-        * AR9220 2x2 DB 11n PCI  +    * AR9160 2x2 DB  
-        * AR9223 2x2 SB 11n PCI  +    * AR9102 2x2 SB  
-        * AR9227 2x2 SB 11n PCI  +    * AR9103 3x3 SB 
-        * AR9280 2x2 DB 11n PCIe  + 
-        * AR9281 2x2 SB 11n PCIe  +  * AR9002:  
-        * AR9285 1x1 SB 11n PCIe  +    * AR9220 2x2 DB 
-        * AR9287 2x2 SB 11n PCIe AR9003:  +    * AR9223 2x2 SB 
-          * AR9380 3x3 DB 11n PCIe  +    * AR9227 2x2 SB 
-          * AR9382 2x2 DB 11n PCIe  +    * AR9280 2x2 DB 
-          * AR9331 1x1 SB 11n  +    * AR9281 2x2 SB 
-          * AR9340 2x2 DB 11n AR9004:  +    * AR9285 1x1 SB 
-            * AR9485 1x1 SB 11n PCIe  +    * AR9287 2x2 SB 
-            * AR9462 2x2 DB 11n PCIe  + 
-            * AR9565 1x1 SB 11n PCIe  +  * AR9003:  
-            * AR9580 3x3 DB 11n PCIe  +    * AR9380 3x3 DB 
-            * AR9550 3x3 DB 11n +    * AR9382 2x2 DB 
 +    * AR9331 1x1 SB 
 +    * AR9340 2x2 DB 
 + 
 +  * AR9004:  
 +    * AR9485 1x1 SB 
 +    * AR9462 2x2 DB 
 +    * AR9565 1x1 SB 
 +    * AR9580 3x3 DB 
 +    * AR9550 3x3 DB
 ===== Available devices ===== ===== Available devices =====
  
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 ==== Modes of operation ==== ==== Modes of operation ====
-              ​//Station ​Mode// ​ +  ​* Station  
-              //AP Mode// ​ +  * AP  
-              //IBSS Mode// ​ +  * IBSS  
-              //Monitor ​Mode// ​ +  * Monitor  
-              //Mesh point// with HT support, as well as RSN  +  * Mesh point  
-              //WDS// (as of >= 2.6.37) ​ +  * WDS  
-              //P2P GO/CLIENT// +  * P2P GO/​CLIENT ​
  
  
 ==== Features ==== ==== Features ====
-                ​* 802.11abg  +  ​* 802.11abg  
-                * 802.11n  +  * 802.11n  
-                ​*  ​* HT20  +    * HT20  
-                ​*  ​* HT40  +    * HT40  
-                ​*  ​* AMPDU  +    * AMPDU  
-                ​*  ​* Short GI (Both 20 and 40 MHz)  +    * Short GI (Both 20 and 40 MHz)  
-                ​*  ​* LDPC  +    * LDPC  
-                ​*  ​* TX/RX STBC  +    * TX/RX STBC  
-                  ​802.11i  +  * 802.11i  
-                ​* ​   * WEP 64 / 127  +    * WEP 64 / 127  
-                ​* ​   * WPA1 / WPA2  +    * WPA1 / WPA2  
-                    ​802.11d  +  * 802.11d  
-                    ​802.11h  +  * 802.11h 
-                    ​802.11w/​D7.0  +  * 802.11w/​D7.0  
-                    ​WPS  +  * WPS  
-                    ​WMM  +  * WMM  
-                    ​LED  +  * LED  
-                    ​RFKILL  +  * RFKILL 
-                    ​BT co-existence  +  * BT co-existence  
-                    64-bit support / big endian, small endian  +  * AHB and PCI bus  
-                *     AHB and PCI bus  +  * TDLS  
-                    ​TDLS  +  * WoW  
-                    ​WoW  +  * Antenna Diversity ​
-                    ​Antenna Diversity ​+
 ===== A little history on ath9k ===== ===== A little history on ath9k =====
  
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-===== Statistics on contributions ===== 
- 
-Visit the [[https://​docs.google.com/​spreadsheet/​pub?​key=0AtNdeeyGJEJ7dG45U2xrZldlQm80Nlg5QzEwUmtNUGc&​single=true&​gid=0&​output=html|ath9k contribution graphs]]. You can help keep this up to date if you like. If interested contact the ath9k driver maintainers. ​ 
  
  
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 For more information please see:  For more information please see: 
-                *     * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​bugs|Bugs]]  +  ​* [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​bugs|Bugs]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​power-consumption|Power consumption]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​power-consumption|Power consumption]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​btcoex|Bluetooth Coexistence]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​btcoex|Bluetooth Coexistence]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​antennadiversity|Antenna Diversity]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​antennadiversity|Antenna Diversity]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​wow|Wake on WLAN]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​wow|Wake on WLAN]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​dfs|DFS]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​dfs|DFS]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​debug|Debugging]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​debug|Debugging]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​products|Products with supported ath9k cards]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​products|Products with supported ath9k cards]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath|ath.ko module]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath|ath.ko module]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​RHEL5|RHEL]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​RHEL5|RHEL]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​initvals-tool|initvals-tool]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​initvals-tool|initvals-tool]]  
-                ​* ​    * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​spectral_scan|Spectral scan]]  +  * [[en/​users/​Drivers/​ath9k/​spectral_scan|Spectral scan]]  
 +  * Youtube presentations about ath9k internals by Adrian Chadd, see [[en:​users:​documentation|Documentation]]
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