OpenSUSE 11.0 and Atheros 5007


I installed OpenSUSE 11.0 gold with the KDE 4 desktop on my HP laptop. The Atheros 5007 wireless chipset has been detected but i’m unable to install the driver.

I’m relatively new to Linux. Can you show me, please, step by step, how to install this driver?


i have the same problem with fujitsu siemens 5535 notebook and need wlan

I can’t offer a step by step for suse, but there is a patched driver on the madwifi site. The last version I grabbed for my kubuntu laptop was:

I’m not sure if building and installing it by itself will work as Kubuntu required a hardware access layer in conjunction with it. But this should at least get somebody started.