[CentOS] Re: CentOS 4 and laptop and wifi works

Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com
Thu May 25 16:08:35 UTC 2006

On Thu, 25 May 2006, Max H. wrote:

> Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Anything without an Atheros based Wifi. Mine is Intel IPW2200, and works
> > nicely. Everyone I know with atheros based is having problems.
> I have an IBM Thinkpad R40 with an Atheros based wifi chipset, running 
> on CentOS 4.3 (it's been running on it since 4.0) without any problems. 
> I have to load the driver set from a seperate RPM, though.
> <http://atrpms.net/dist/el4/madwifi/>
> Without loading the Madwifi drivers, however, I was never able to get 
> CentOS to see my wireless. The only annoyance I have is every kernel 
> update, I have to update the RPM. But if that's all it takes to have it 
> working, I'm not going to complain.

Have you succeeded in getting wpa encryption working with the Atheros/madwifi

My madwifi card works just fine with no encryption but I cannot get it to
work with the wpa encryption turned on.


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