Create the interface With the new -ng module things work differently. Thinking this might work candelatech. Remove old versions of the Madwifi modules if necessary, then recompile Madwifi. The simplest way to do this is the following:. Can I create a virtual wireless interface with the ath5k driver? Here are the modules in the restricted-module package Currently the following modules are included: You’re using a revision older than , you should upgrade.

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Uninstall If you want to uninstall this module just move back to the directory where you built it: MadWifi is in maintenance-only mode.

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Compile -ng release-specific notes 4. Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Thinking this might work candelatech. I am using redhat Enterprise 4. However, the rapid pace of change with kernel build procedures when 2.

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A quick way to check the gcc version is gcc –version Before you start the command make, a small edit has to be done to a file so driver will make. The errors you are getting are due to changes in the kernel API, and the only way to use your module with your current kernel would be to update the module as necessary, which is not a trivial task. The newer features found in the -ng version can be found here. In order to make the driver readily buildable for either 2.


The wlanconfig tool is not present in Ubuntu 6. So these devices will just work out of the box.

Anything is fair game. An interface has to be created.

The atheros driver that comes with Breezy is part of the restricted-modules package. As you can see this problem is inside a kernel header, not Co,pile.

I am trying to compile the MadWiFi kernel module but unfortunately getting the error below. The website is kept online for historic purposes only. Stick with the new drivers unless you have a really good reason.

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Just configure your network and connect. It seems that there are modules left from previous MadWifi installations. Driver Information Driver Name: User Notes ‘Open source Atheros drivers ” ath5k and ath9k ” must be blacklisted for madwifi-ng to work.

Last edited by Bruce Hill; at Join our community today! Compiling madwifi for 64bit x86 fails with a message saying something like … Compilation is aborted with a “pointer targets Madwifi-ng Compile This howto will install the latest svn snapshot of the madwifi-ng driver for pci devices based on the atheros chipset. Messages cimpile modification time in the future mean that your computer clock is not set correctly or was incorrect when you unpacked the source. All times are GMT Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.



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I’m pretty new to all of this so sorry about the large amount of nonsense this post is comprised of as I try and word what I want to say.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop compilee, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

If you need to reset your password, click here. Create the interface With the new -ng module things work differently.