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Hi to all, I am trying to install madwifi driver for my Atheros wifi PCI adapter card ( pci id 168c:011a) . I tried it using tar of madwifi-0.9.2.1,tired 'make' ...
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    installing madwifi on Red Hat 2.6.9-5.EL


    Hi to all,
    I am trying to install madwifi driver for my Atheros wifi PCI adapter card ( pci id 168c:011a) .
    I tried it using tar of madwifi-0.9.2.1,tired 'make' and at 'make install' it is giving following log :-

    sh scripts/find-madwifi-modules.sh 2.6.9-5.EL
    for i in ./ath ath_rate/sample ./net80211; do \
    make -C $i install || exit 1; \
    done
    make[1]: Entering directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/ath'
    test -d //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net || mkdir -p //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net
    cp ath_pci.ko //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net
    cp ath_hal.ko //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/ath'
    make[1]: Entering directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/ath_rate/sample'
    test -d //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net || mkdir -p //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net
    cp ath_rate_sample.ko //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/ath_rate/sample'
    make[1]: Entering directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/net80211'
    test -d //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net || mkdir -p //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net
    for i in wlan.o wlan_wep.o wlan_tkip.o wlan_ccmp.o wlan_acl.o wlan_xauth.o wlan_scan_sta.o wlan_scan_ap.o; do \
    f=`basename $i .o`; \
    cp $f.ko //lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net; \
    done
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/net80211'
    (export KMODPATH=/lib/modules/2.6.9-5.EL/net; /sbin/depmod -ae)
    make -C ./tools install || exit 1
    make[1]: Entering directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/tools'
    install -d /usr/local/bin
    for i in athstats 80211stats athkey athchans athctrl athdebug 80211debug wlanconfig; do \
    install $i /usr/local/bin/$i; \
    strip /usr/local/bin/$i; \
    done
    install -d /usr/local/man/man8
    install -m 0644 man/*.8 /usr/local/man/man8
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/V91SDK/gopal/DOWNLOAD/madwifi-0.9.2.1/tools'


    how to check weather it is installed without error.....as i m newbie to wifi terminology.

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    Congratulations, you successfully installed madwifi. You can tell if it didn't make any errors because it didn't say ERROR at the end.

    Now just type in a terminal as root
    Code:
    modprobe ath_pci
    to load the madwifi driver.

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