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

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Dec 4 13:50:33 UTC 2008


Mark Pryor wrote:
>
> --- On Wed, 12/3/08, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> From: Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>
>> Subject: [CentOS] What ever happened to the dkms atheros drivers/
>> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
>> Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2008, 2:47 PM
>> 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.
>>
>>     
> It's still there, called
> madwifi
>
> You might expect it to be called dkms-madwfi, but there is no <dkms-> prefix. It still is hooked in to the dkms model.

They could have least put in the discription that it uses dkms. Well I 
did the yum install, and it did grab dkms to complete the dependencies. Yea!




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