If you need to reset your password, click here. Ubuntu Release Specific Info 3. This update is not necessary unless: Create the interface With the new -ng module things work differently. User Notes ‘Open source Atheros drivers ” ath5k and ath9k ” must be blacklisted for madwifi-ng to work.

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Compile Newer Driver See notes sections below to add comments and corrections about compiling 4. Now MadWifi uses an option that causes the compiler to treat warnings as errors and as a result the build process will be aborted even on harmless warnings.

UserDocs/Makefile – – Trac

You build a custom kernel but note these instructions do not include steps to properly make and install when using custom kernel. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. No VAP is created sta: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Basic knowledge of moving around in the terminal is required.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. It’s called libc6-dev on Debian and glibc-devel on Fedora. The driver needs the kernel header files for compilation. It seems that there are modules left from previous MadWifi installations.


1. Driver Information

Uninstall Mavwifi you want to uninstall this module just move back to the directory where you built it: Module parameters for modules that are built into the kernel image are specified on the kernel command line with the module name plus ‘.

Please see the manpage for wlanconfig for details of the VAP types.

Compile -ng release-specific notes 4. The atheros driver that comes with Breezy is part of the restricted-modules package. The warnings about undefined symbols are purely cosmetic.

This feature does Not Change the behavior of wlanconfig. Or you just want to try and use the latest driver.

UserDocs/BuildProblems – – Trac

Now sudo make There will be some warnings but you can ignore those. You can watch progress at www. Root is for administrative tasks only.

Driver Information Driver Name: You need to install builx sharutils for your distribution. Remove the following package if installed: It usually occurs when you compile MadWifi with gcc 4. No such file or directory Makefile. You should consider removing them before you continue, or else you might experience problems during operation.

A quick way to check the gcc version is gcc –version Before you start the command make, buidl small edit has to be done to a file so driver will make. If you already have an interface with this name, the next free number will be chosen for example ath1.


You will just have to make sure you have correct headers and gcc compiler for the kernel you’re using.

Prior versions of the MadWifi code did not do this, and many of the scripts and documents on this wiki reflect this prior method. All modules in this package will be removed and may affect areas such as your graphics driver. Of course, the proof buildd the pudding is in the tasting, and the tasting in this case is the fact that you can read this e-mail.

The autocreated interface will have a name of ath Xwhere X maddifi an integer value and usually will be 0, resulting in an interface named ath0. The simplest way to do this is the following:.