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Dec 09 2009

Atheros Wireless Interface on Linux Ubuntu

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I was surprised ifconfig wouldn’t return an interface for my Atheros chipset based Netgear wireless card. Unlike Redhat, Madwifi does not seem to compile on Ubuntu, no matter what version is used. Kernel headers installed, I keep getting the same error: /root/madwifi-0.9.4/net80211/ieee80211_power.c: In function ‘ieee80211_pwrsave’: /root/madwifi-0.9.4/net80211/ieee80211_power.c:240: error: implicit declaration of function ‘__skb_append’ make[3]: *** [/root/madwifi-0.9.4/net80211/ieee80211_power.o] […]

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Sep 04 2009

Configure WPA on Linux Howto

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WPA encryption is not much hassle to set up and is way more secure than WEP if you use a strong pre-shared key.   First off, we’ve got a wifi interface that can be displayed with iwconfig (from the wireless tools): [root@db ~]# iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. ath0 IEEE 802.11g […]

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Oct 15 2007

Atheros Wireless Interface on Linux Redhat

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Got an old PC or server you want to leave running in a remote place? Don’t want to bother with cables? Add a wireless card in, and configure the network service so it (re)connects automatically when the access point (re)boots. We’ve chosen a Netgear because it integrates an Atheros based chipset. They’re well supported under […]

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