Originally Posted by brion cbkidder. This page has been accessed , times. At the same time the old madwifi driver was labeled ‘legacy’ to reinforce this point. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. TracWiki introduces the conecpt of the wiki engine, and WikiFormatting explains the wiki formatting syntax.

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Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. Originally Posted by brion cbkidder. June 15th, 4. June 20th, 7. MadWifi has been declared legacy inthe last madwivi release happened in early Donation from Anne van Kesteren.

I’ve struggled for a few days with the wifi on my Acer Aspire One A, but your guide got it working fully and I can now enjoy my Ubuntu Netbook Remix. Subversion repository moved [updated]. Last but not least there is a SandBox where you can wirelees around and practice.

For a complete list of pages that are available in our wiki, see TitleIndex. This wiki is wireleds to hold all the nifty things that one might want to know about MadWifi.


And the very few tickets dealing with real bugs wirelrss provide patches don’t receive any attention from developers, which certainly is frustrating for the reporters. This HAL was not binary firmware as with the Intel wireless chips, but a piece of code that needed to run in the Linux kernel. Join Date Nov Beans Howto Install Madwifi for Atheros in Lucid Hi guys in this thread you will the instructions to install Madwifi drivers for Atheros wireless cards. Where can I get a current version of the MadWifi driver?

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Most of the few “real” tickets that were opened were in fact support requests, for which the tracker is not suited. Howto Install Madwifi for Atheros in Lucid oh its you This binary HAL was unacceptable to the Linux kernel developers, and the Atheros driver in this state would never have become a part of the official kernel. Really annoying cause i have to do a hard reset – nothing else works. MadWifi, ath5k and ath9k.

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Linux gives you the whole house. It says something about unable to change channel thx harm. My other Ubuntu laptop gets about 9. It depended on the so called Hardware Abstraction Layer HALwhich long time was available only in binary form due to regulatory ateros. Privacy policy About ThinkWiki Terms of use. At some point in time, MadWifi has been superseded by ath5k and ath9k drivers, which became part of the Linux kernel and are actively developed and improved by the Linux kernel’s linix developers.


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Registered Linux User Linux Counter, http: Sometimes after a few minutes, sometimes after a few hours or even minutes. This page was last modified on 18 Novemberat The vendor’s position was that the Linux community simply needs to accept this sourceless HAL, since in principle the Atheros chip could be tuned to any frequency, and thus produce RF interference with systems operating in those frequencies.

In the meantime the ath5k driver has been merged into the linux kernel, and Atheros has come around and hired a linux kernel developer, released a second driver ath9k for newer wireless chips and has taken over maintenance of the ath5k driver.