Atheros AR5007EG (AR242x ) in hardy

This post for enabling atheros AR242x in hardy (Ubuntu 8.04)

I am having a laptop compaq F733AU.
and after searching a lot over net found this artice in ubuntu forum

– disable both restricted drivers in System > Adminstration > Hardware drivers

– install ndiswrapper in the add/remove window

– download the .inf from the XP driver at :

– open a terminal and type this command : sudo ndisgtk

– select the net5211.inf file and “enter”

– it should now work

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