Niranjan Niranjan

How to enable wifi on i.MX53 SMD SABRE ?

Discussion created by Niranjan Niranjan on Jul 30, 2012


we are using i.MX53 SMD SABRE tablet. I want to enable the wifi.

when i issue iwconfig command

# iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.


# iwlist scan
lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0      Interface doesn't support scanning.


i have manually inserted all modules and lsmod shows

# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
ar9170usb              48104  0
ath9k_htc              40453  0
ath9k_common            4772  1 ath9k_htc
ath9k_hw              290362  2 ath9k_htc,ath9k_common
ath                     7070  4 ar9170usb,ath9k_htc,ath9k_common,ath9k_hw
mac80211              146614  3 ar9170usb,ath9k_htc,ath9k_common
cfg80211              131656  5 ar9170usb,ath9k_htc,ath9k_common,ath,mac80211


# rfkill list
0: mxc-bt: Bluetooth
        Soft blocked: no
        Hard blocked: no

am i missing something? how to enable the wifi? request help .