3. Make sure sharutils
your computer. To install sharutils, I just used synaptic(gui
for it and installed. You could also just download the
appropriate version here.
4. Enter the madwifi directory that you uncompressed.
5. Type as root:
where /usr/src/linux-2.6.10 is the location of my kernel
6. Then type:
and if everything went well you shouldn't have any errors.
7. Reboot the machine. During the searching for new hardware
kudzu will(should :o) ) recognize that you have an Atheros wifi card
installed. Select to configure the card any way you would
After that is complete, the machine will continue to boot and
network card will hopefully work without any other configuration.
8. If you do not have kudzu specified to run during boot, it should
start the Atheros wireless module. If for some reason the module
start, become root and type the following:
works for me***
Ok this is what I have to do to get my WiFi to work. After I
the first time with the driver installed, I opened up
system-config-network, clicked on
Edit for the device and unchecked "Activate device when computer
Everytime my computer starts I go into system-config-network, edit the
wireless device, go to Wireless Settings and specify the SSID and
channel of the network
I would like to connect to. Wireless works perfectly with no
The only reason I don't have wireless start at boot is because I change
often using different SSID's and channels.
The driver for the Atheros
chipset is constantly being updated. To update the