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wifi card Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
model: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)(model id: 103)
possible other names of the device:
Habey HB-NB037H
Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
Atheros AH5B95-H
vendor:
Atheros Communications Inc.
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
168c:002b
year of commercialization:
2010
interface:
mini-PCI-E
tested on:
Trisquel 4.0 Taranis
Trisquel 4.5 Slaine
Trisquel 5.0 Dagda
Trisquel 5.5 Brigantia
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
tested with the following kernel libre:
2.6.35-24-generic
3.0.0-23-generic
does it work with free software?
yes
free driver used:
ath9k
Description:

Please, note that this card seems to have both wifi and bluetooth functionality. The wifi works but the bluetooth is most likely dependent on non-free firmware and it does not work. Check this device's talk page for details.

This card is included in

  • Acer Iconia Tab netbook/tablet
  • Sony Vaio VPCEB2Z1E notebook

lspci -vmmnn

Slot:	12:00.0
Class:	Network controller [0280]
Vendor:	Atheros Communications Inc. [168c]
Device:	AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [002b]
SVendor:	Foxconn International, Inc. [105b]
SDevice:	Device [e016]
Rev:	01

lspci -nnk

12:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [168c:002b] (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Foxconn International, Inc. Device [105b:e016]
	Kernel driver in use: ath9k
	Kernel modules: ath9k

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