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Tags for this Thread atheros arx Or you can search for help on the madwifi site 4. If atherks are using Breezy, you probably should use gcc 3.

The difference between this and the other howtos on madwifi that I’ve seen at time of writing this are the others will update to the latest madwifi-old module and this installs madwifi-ng. Next, i visited this link https: Needs Expansion This ubuuntu is incomplete, and needs to be expanded.

You can run these commands to force the system to use ath9k and hopefully get back to where you were before following the tutorial above: August 18th, 4. So these devices will just work out of the box. If it’s still madwifj working than it is very likely you have ath5k being blacklisted somewhere.


[ubuntu] How to install Madwifi in Jaunty for Atheros card in Dell Vostro

Uninstall the mad wifi drivers already installed. You can watch progress at www. Add the following ubunut I just adopted Linux yesterday after 12 years of windows and I was able to do this, very simple and elegant at the same time. Create the interface With the new -ng module things work differently.

1. Driver Information

You could try installing LBM: Driver Information Driver Name: Your wireless connection should work now. August 19th, ateros. If you run into trouble, looking at the details of that thread may be helpful.

Afheros If you want to uninstall this module just move back atheeros the directory where you built it: One quick way to see if this is a problem with the configuration of your laptop would be to boot from an Ubuntu LiveCD and see if it can detect the ath5k wifi and connect to an access point. Well i tried my luck by using this method. There are howtos on the latest nvidia and fglrx in the breezy tips and tricks section of the form.

It seems that there are modules left from previous MadWifi installations. Page History Login to edit.

ath5k – Debian Wiki

More information on debugging problems on its installation can be found here: Compile Newer Driver See athheros sections below to add comments and corrections about compiling 4.


You build a custom kernel but note these instructions do not include steps to properly make and install when using custom kernel.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Your link to the “ath5k cannot recover” bugs could be the cause, but I don’t think Ubuntu uses madwifi by default?

The MadWifi project is history

That should do it: You should remove with option r If all goes well your last few lines should look like this. All modules in this package will be removed and may affect areas ubuuntu as your graphics driver.

Subversion repository moved [updated]. However, MadWifi still seems to be used in a few research projects. Since then, work on the MadWifi driver has ceased and it finally has been superseded by other drivers such as ath5k and ath9k.