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ar5523 is a driver to support old Atheros USB 802.11abg chipsets. Work is currently under development

Getting the code

ar5523 is currently being developed on a svn repository, you can check out the code here:


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Mailing list

Since ar5523 support is not yet upstream and the driver is still being worked on we use the Linux driver project mailing list to track its development and patches:


You can send patches to:

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