[CentOS] Madwifi drivers afeter 2.6.18-128.

Alessandro Ren alessandro.ren at opservices.com.br
Tue Oct 27 16:25:30 UTC 2009


On 10/26/2009 10:06 PM, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> 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/
>    

     Tks Phil, I will try that, for now, to use the newest kernel, I 
unload the ath5k modulo and load de ath_pci manually on boot and it 
works nicely.

> Phil
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