At some point in time, MadWifi has been superseded by ath5k and ath9k drivers, which became part of the Linux kernel and are actively developed and improved by the Linux kernel’s wireless developers. The project was run by a team of volunteer developers working on Linux kernel drivers for Wireless LAN devices with Atheros chipsets. Visit the Trac open source project at http: Tags for this Thread atheros , macbook , madwifi , script , wlan. Works on HP dveg, openSuse For a backup you can take the package that you used to install madwifi before.
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Visit the Trac open source project at http: Very atheors, prior to applying the madwifi-ng The new cards are now experimentally supported in trunk. I have had lock ups with the “stable” madwifi release but not with the SVN version. It has been used successfully on Linux with MadWifi for quite some time.
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At that time, some volunteers stepped up trying to keep development going on. The original author of MadWifi is Sam Leffler. At some point in time, MadWifi atherod been superseded by ath5k and ath9k drivers, which became part of the Linux kernel and are actively developed and improved by the Linux kernel’s wireless developers.
Nearly all content in it can be modified by you, the users of the project. Since then, work on the MadWifi driver has ceased and it finally has been superseded by other drivers such as ath5k and ath9k. Please update 21st October – 0.
I have been working on an installation script for MadWifithe best Atheros driver for Linux at the moment, that should work in Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora. If you have the file ath5k. There marwifi be a conflict with built in Atheros module ath5kwhich seems is not functional yet, but prevents using madwifi’s driver. What’s more it seems partially fixed with todays release! May 26th, 5. Works perfectly on Slackware 11 kernel 2.
Some versions of Suse will not have the icon in tray, so do a search “knetworkmanager” or “kinternet” and then open and run this utility and configure your wifi device. This wiki is used to hold all the nifty things that one might want to know about MadWifi.
The new official HAL 0. Works on Acer Aspireafter using ticket Assuming that you are running DHCP this should be all you have to do.
However, some users have reported success, but could not confirm this. A hopefully better –uninstall which reinstalls module packages. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. When upgrading to 8. New option –info and some hardware checking.
MadWifi – – Trac
Easy MadWifi Atheros WLAN installation script Just to make sure everyone notices I’m writing this reply to inform you of a new version with some cool new features such as saving and loading a working backup of the sources in case something goes wrong with svn update. Subversion repository moved [updated]. If you’re in need of MadWifi, then this script should help you.
Fully works in Debian Lenny Kernel 2.
The MadWifi project is history
This page is deprecated, updated documentation can be found here. This project is no longer active. Contributing new entries and commenting existing ones will be made easier in the future.
However, the people who were approached for that task did not accept the offer, so Sam decided to fill the gap for a while.