The difference between this and the other howtos on madwifi that I’ve seen at time of writing this are the others will update to the latest madwifi-old module and this installs madwifi-ng. Preparation You will need a working internet connection to complete this howto. Please see the manpage for wlanconfig for details of the VAP types. The autocreated interface will have a name of ath X , where X is an integer value and usually will be 0, resulting in an interface named ath0. This was considered to be more stable than the new madwifi-ng at the time of release.

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Page History Login to edit. Join our community today! No kernel module build environment. You need to install the sharutils for your distribution.

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By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. This update is not necessary unless: It’s called libc6-dev on Debian and glibc-devel on Fedora.

This was considered to be more stable than the new madwifk at the time of release.


Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. You could argue that we should have retained the original build procedure with madwifi-specific makefiles in the driver. Basic knowledge of moving around in the terminal is required.

lib/module/build and set kernel path error while configuring madwifi

There are two seperate issues here, the most important one is the unresolved symbols errors. Create the interface With the new -ng module things work differently.

What you can do is select an option to download the file as is with no conversion. What may be happening is that you retrieved the file with a non-unix software that converted the unix text file format to dos format.

All modules in this package will be removed and may affect areas such as your graphics driver. Just configure your network and connect.

To fix this problem cd madwiif your kernel tree and build it as normal. No such file or directory Makefile. The website is kept online for historic purposes only. Module parameters for modules that are built into the kernel image are specified on the kernel command line with the module name plus ‘. Here are the modules in the restricted-module package Currently the following modules are included: Download in other formats: However, the rapid pace of change with kernel build procedures when 2.


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Or you can convert ielf. The newer features found in the -ng version can be found here. Then, recompile the kernel if necessary and reboot with this new kernel. No such file or directory. Compile -ng release-specific notes 4. You have to install the libc development package. More information on debugging problems on its installation can be found here: 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.