ath5k is a completely FOSS wireless driver for ar5000 Atheros based chipsets. It is now part John's of wireless-dev branch
This driver is VERY new and under HEAVY development. Some users have reported success, some others have haven't had luck
Tested chipsets are AR5211
Please visit [http://madwifi.org/wiki/Compatibility] for a complete list of supported devices
Supports 802.11abg, depending on the chipset, and some vendor extensions such as Atheros XR and Turbo. This driver requires no firmware!
not working yet
Access Point mode
This driver is currently only in the ath5k branch of wireless-dev.