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ar9170.fw is the GPL firmware for the Atheros 802.11n USB chipset (AR9170).

See also ar9170 – the respective upstream driver.

Get the source

You can get the source code from:


You will need an SH2 toolchain, you can download the GNU GCC toolchain, gnush from KPIT:

= Build and install ==

sudo make install

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