Re: WiFi on Toshiba Sattelite A70 Atheros 5004X
On Sun, 25 Sep 2005, David Koski wrote:
> On Saturday 24 September 2005 07:52 pm, David R. Litwin wrote:
> > As a bit of a follow-up, I read the marlow.dk <http://marlow.dk> site: I do
> > need to compile my own kernel with that.
no.. you compile the madwifi drivers for your kernel
or find ones that a precompiled for your kernel: linux-2.6.13-123.4-89.abc
get the latest madwifi drivers from cvs at madwifi.sourceforge.net
> Don't I? Now, I'd be willing to go with the ndiwrapper,
> but I do not konw where the Windows driver is.
look at the cd that came with the hardware ..
ms forces all the manufacturers to provide a 600MB cd for their hw
> > Furthermore, apparently, it doesn't even work.
it works ... ndiswrapper usually works ... i havent seen on that
doesn't work, even if it's dead by default due to mswindows
- you should be able to install the windoze drivers
- you should be able to see the hardware
- you may even be able to config it
- whether you can ping wirelessly is a different ballgame
> > So, it seems my options are compile the kernel,
no ... compile madwifi .. NOT the kernel
download madwifi drivers
ls -la /lib/modules/`uname -r`/net
ifconfig ath0 up
- how you configure the params is a different ballgame
> > Please, do tell me what I should do.
gp down the local linux/unix/c++ user groups and say you will
buy pizza for whomever gets it working