You are commenting using your Facebook account. I’ve decided I’m going to dual boot, but my primary machine will be the Linux system. June 25th, 6. Just so I’m clear on this, this patch is meant to be applied after my patch correct? Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. You are commenting using your Twitter account. At this command line execute your command i.

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The sudo upgrade-grub part is not necessary if the output shows that GRUB has been updated during the kernel upgrade. Mahler, thanks again for this – the NIC has now been brought to life!

Qualcomm Atheros AR8161, AR8162, QCA8171, QCA8172 Ethernet controllers

What is the error you get? Maybe I am not looking in the right place for the performance increase? So far, the E platform seems to be more of a marketing gimmick that is noticeable in select circumstances than an immediately apparent upgrade with an obvious WOW-factor.

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I don’t know if this makes a difference, but I am dual booting Ubuntu. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site.

Place all three kernel files in one directory by themselves and run. Support was added for the E in kernel 3.


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You will need to install a few packages Code:. June 25th, 5. Buried in these threads were directions for taking an alx driver and patching it so that it would work with the E By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. The time now is From my usage, I really cannot tell what makes the E platform special, but it works and it works well like a good gigabit network port should. This entry was posted on August 27,6: I have created a patch to be applied to the compat-wireless kernel modules.

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I explain more what said on that link, because I guess you haven’t got its point: June 26th, We receive spam notifications and will take immediate action! Of course, Atheros needs to release a legitimate driver which won’t crash the kernel, but in the meantime, for me the NIC working is worth worrying about the crashing.

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Perhaps it is because I did not test the board in a high-demand LAN party environment? I recently installed Ubuntu -vesrion Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.


The only route to recovery seemed to be a hard boot. However it might just be the graphical interface.

[SOLVED] Qualcomm Atheros Bigfoot Killer E Ethernet working in linux

Good luck and let the others know how it went. The E platform touts improved performance, but so far, in everyday real-world usage, it functions like any other Gigabit Ethernet port—even in Windows athwros.

As such, if you encounter an issue with your Killer Networking adapter in Linux, your best, quickest, and most accurate line of support is going to be the community, either for the Linux distribution that you are using, or the driver itself. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. So running ” sudo ethtool -s eth0 wol g” gives error. Notify me of new comments via email.