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Sat May 9 18:41:26 UTC 2009
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 05/09/2009 09:19 PM, David Dreggors wrote:
>>> Madwifi, is a packaged driver as well but will not work for me as I need
>>> the latest madwifi snapshot. The madwifi package that comes with and in
>>> fact has to be removed does not work for my hadrware.
>> Did you try ath5k or kmod-ath5k (comes from 2.6.18-144.el5) ?
> The install comes with "madwifi" right out of the box I believe. The 
> CentOS 5.3 installer uses the right driver but it does not seem to work. 
> So I then download and compile the latest snapshot 
> ("madwifi-hal-").
> As to kmod-ath5k I had never heard of this module and in fact even after 
> latest updates my kernel is "2.6.18-128.1.10.el5". So that would be a no 
> , sorry.
Since 2.6.18-128 (centos 5.3) ath5k is included in the kernel as a 
regular module. it has been backported.