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wifi card Atheros Communications Inc. AR922X Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)
model: Atheros Communications Inc. AR922X Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)(model id: 8)
possible other names of the device:
TP-LINK TL-WN851N
TP-LINK TL-WN861N
D-Link DWA-552 Xtreme N Desktop Adapter
Atheros AR9223
vendor:
Atheros Communications Inc.
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
168c:0029
year of commercialization:
2008
interface:
not-specified
tested on:
Trisquel 4.0 Taranis
Trisquel 4.5 Slaine
Trisquel 5.5 Brigantia
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
tested with the following kernel libre:
2.6.32-5gnewsense1
3.2.0.38-generic
does it work with free software?
yes
free driver used:
ath9k
Description:

This is an Atheros AR9223 chipset, which uses the officially supported free ath9k Linux driver.

Works with gNewSense 3.0 LiveDVD and Trisquel 6.0 LiveCD, out-of-the-box.

The TP-LINK TL-WN851N is a PCI card.

The TP-LINK TL-WN861N is a Mini-PCI card.

The D-Link DWA-552 Xtreme N Desktop Adapter is a PCI card.

This chipset has been tested with IEEE 802.11g and 802.11n networks, unsecured and secured (WPA2-PSK).

lspci -vmmnn

Slot:	05:02.0
Class:	Network controller [0280]
Vendor:	Atheros Communications Inc. [168c]
Device:	AR922X Wireless Network Adapter [0029]
SVendor:	Atheros Communications Inc. [168c]
SDevice:	Device [2091]
Rev:	01

lspci -nnkd 168c:0029

06:02.0 Network controller [0280]: Atheros Communications Inc. AR922X Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0029] (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Atheros Communications Inc. Device [168c:2091]
        Kernel driver in use: ath9k
        Kernel modules: ath9k

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