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[ubuntu] frequent disconnect of Netgear wireless adapter

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http://ubuntuforums.org – On my desktop PC I have a netgear wireless pci card... 05:05.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) Subsystem: Netgear Device 5a00 Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 168, IRQ 17 Memory at ebef0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K] Capabilities: <access denied> Kernel driver in use: ath5k Kernel modules: ath5k Up to now its been great, as in reliable, but very recently it frequently drops the connection to the router. On one particular session it kept losing the router every couple of minutes and had me in a (HowTos)