[CentOS] CentOS and Atheros
btmanmeh at verizon.net
Thu Mar 15 23:21:21 UTC 2007
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John Summerfield wrote:
> I actually have two:-) The Acer, with OpenSUSE 10.0 gave 32. or so
> mbytes/sec, the Thinkpad with 10.2 and two or less on the same network.
> The Thinkpad's not new, I got it at auction.
The RPMs that I have loaded are as follows in case you need them for
The only glitch I've ever encountered is after you load the new RPMs,
you then reboot for the system to see the new hardware. Sometimes the
system tries to create the new wireless device as wifi0 which my laptop
doesn't like, in face it'll sometimes hang while trying to bring up the
If that happens, I boot into single user mode and set it to not start at
boot time, then move on to the next step.
I have to then go into the network config and delete this device, then
create a new ath0 device and it works great.
Again, this doesn't always happen.
I have an older ThinkPad R40, so just let me know if you need any
hardware specs, config files, or such to compare/troubleshoot yours.
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