madwifi install

Pavel Roskin proski
Tue Jul 7 12:29:14 PDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-07-07 at 14:48 +0900, sukwoo song wrote:
> I use "Atheros" chipset ( 3com wireless lan card )
> Do I have to install madwifi to be AP by using HOSTAP instead of
> installing Host AP driver????

You can install MadWifi or use ath5k from the kernel.  As it stands now,
ath5k supports the AP mode in Linux 2.6.31-rc2, but not in 2.6.30 or any
other release.  So installing MadWifi should be an easier option if you
don't want to switch to a pre-release kernel.

Pavel Roskin

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