[CentOS] Madwifi drivers afeter 2.6.18-128.

Phil Schaffner P.R.Schaffner at IEEE.org
Tue Oct 27 01:06:38 UTC 2009


On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 19:11 -0200, Alessandro Ren wrote:
> I have a atheros wiifi card on my Centos 5 that I use as a access 
> point using hostapd. I noticed that after the upgrade to kernel 
> 2.6.18-128 or above,  the atheros driver comes with the kernel, ath5k, 
> and it does´t  let  hostpad ou iwconfig set master mode on the card.
>      Up to kernel 2.6.18-92 is workedd just fine using madwifi from 
> rpmforge.
> 
>      Any ideas on that?

Try kmod-ath5k and kmod-mac80211 packages that are available from
ELRepo.

http://elrepo.org/

Phil




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