[CentOS] Re: Madwifi just seems to work in Centos 5

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Mon Jun 18 14:17:54 UTC 2007

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Axel Thimm wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 08:03:39AM -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> I have not installed the madwifi specific kernel stuff (kdml and
>>> hal-kdml) from atrpms.  I have installed with wpa rpms.
>>> And my Atheros card is working with almost no work on my part (other
>>> than runing wpa_supplicant as a deamon).
>>> Nice!
>> But how is that supposed to work? Perhaps you don't have an atheros
>> chipset at all? If you have an atheros chipset then you will need
>> madwifi/dadwifi and hal/openhal to use it.
> Oh, it is definitely the Atheros chipset.  Given to me by my friends at
> Atheros at one of the 802.11 meetings over a year ago....

Well, we'll see... type lspci to hear about the card and lsmod to see
what modules you have loaded, post the results.


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