[CentOS] What ever happened to the dkms atheros drivers/

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Dec 3 23:09:56 UTC 2008


Agile Aspect wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>   
>> My OQO boxes have the AR5413 wifi chipset, so for the first time in 
>> quite a while, I again need to run madwifi.  So I went looking for the 
>> dkms madwifi rpms, but could not find them.  They use to be on rpmforge, 
>> as I recall.  dkms is there.
>>   
>>     
> Not sure what a OQO box is, but I'm running 64 bit Fedora 9
> with kernel  2.6.27.5-41.fc9.x86_64 and my AR5700 works fine.
>   

This is for the OQOs that have Centos on them. This is interesting to 
know for the one that has F10 on it.


> With  previous  kernels,  I had to use madwifi.


Long back I used the kmod-madwifi patched kernel from atrpms, but then 
we got a dkms loadable madwifi and no more kernel patches. DKMS is how I 
am running my ipw3945 driver on this notebook.




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