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How do I know which drivers my system is using (e.g. my ndiswrapper driver vs. the bundled driver)?

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Run sudo lshw from a terminal. This will get you extensive information on your hardware, including information about drivers.

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Thanks! I'm getting vendor: Atheros Communications Inc and driver=ath9k driverversion=2.6.38-10-generic... any idea if that's ndiswrapper or the original at work? –  Mehrdad Aug 1 '11 at 6:26
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ath9k is the open source driver. –  htorque Aug 1 '11 at 6:27
    
Weird. I uninstalled ndiswrapper's driver, and now I don't have any wireless at all, and I have no idea how to fix it either. (I'm writing this from Windows.) :( –  Mehrdad Aug 1 '11 at 6:40
    
Oh never mind, sudo modprobe ath9k fixed it. I guess that answers the question then, thanks! –  Mehrdad Aug 1 '11 at 7:03
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