LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-24-2009, 06:58 PM   #1
lxquestions000019
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2009
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 15
please help me understand this WIFI PATCH, its too vague for me


Patching the kernel

*
Download the b43 injection speed and fragmentation patch for the 2.6.24 kernel or for the 2.6.25 kernel. Kernels 2.6.27 and up need no patching beyond the basic mac80211 frag+ack patch.
*
Place the patch in your kernel sources or compat-wireless directory
*
Run 'patch -p1 -i b43-injection-<kernel version>.patch'.

This patch may not apply directly and may require that you modify the files main.c and xmit.c (located in $linux/wireless/net/drivers/b43/ and $linux/wireless/net/drivers/b43legacy/) manually

*
Recompile your modules with 'make drivers/net/wireless/b43/b43.ko drivers/net/wireless/b43legacy/b43legacy.ko', followed by 'make modules_install'.
*
The module should now be ready to use for injection.
*
Remember to reload the kernel driver or reboot your system before trying to inject packets.


>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
im using the 2.6.28 version, so all i gotta do is the mac80211 patch. this page seems to be deliberatively misleading and confusing.
 
Old 08-25-2009, 12:09 PM   #2
David1357
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2007
Location: South Carolina, U.S.A.
Distribution: Ubuntu, Fedora Core, Red Hat, SUSE, Gentoo, DSL, coLinux, uClinux
Posts: 1,302
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 107Reputation: 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by lxquestions000019 View Post
this page seems to be deliberatively misleading and confusing.
Can you post a link to the page where you found the patch?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
latest update patch created wifi connection problems mel1000 Linux - Newbie 1 04-17-2009 11:57 AM
Vague error during installation tenmiles Fedora 2 10-07-2007 01:22 AM
How to track down a vague error message cause? alvo Linux - General 1 09-14-2006 08:03 AM
Linux in vague won't record audio. Help. roesingape Linux - Software 2 06-13-2003 10:08 AM
Vague.. NFS Buffer.. hammerstein02 Linux - Networking 2 12-06-2002 09:44 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:49 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration