[CentOS] Recommendation for a Linux alternative to Centos - ATH9K disaster

Tue Jan 25 18:10:13 UTC 2011
Always Learning <centos at g7.u22.net>

Mark wrote:-

> About 5 years ago, I had to install a wireless card in my tower, and it's
> an ATH9xx, I *think* - I can check this evening, if that's relevant. I was
> running SuSE, and had to find drivers from madwifi. A few minutes of
> googling found...
> <http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ath9k/RHEL5>, where the
> module's been backported to RHEL5.

Golly !

I'm a Linux novice (started last June). Can I literally install one of
those rpm on the laptop and that should, hopefully, cure everything ?

Thank you very much. I would prefer a Centos solution and then
everything is the same O/S and simpler to maintain.

Thank you.

Best regards,