Originally posted by jethr02.11
How does Slackware handle rpm's ?
Not overly gracefully ... you'd have to force installation,
Slack DOESN'T create an rpm database of the installed
packages. You could use aliend to convert the rpms to
Does Slack 9.1 come with linux-wlan included?
Not sure whether that's what you mean ...
[tink@diggn:~]$ less /cdrom/slackware/n/wir
[tink@diggn:~]$ less /cdrom/slackware/n/wireless-tools-26-i486-1.txt
wireless-tools: wireless-tools (utilities for wireless networking)
wireless-tools: This package contains tools used for configuring wireless networ
wireless-tools: iwconfig; manipulate the basic wireless parameters
wireless-tools: iwlist; to list addresses, frequencies, and bit-rates
wireless-tools: iwspy; query the per node link quality
wireless-tools: iwpriv; set the private parameters of a wireless network inte
wireless-tools: The wireless-tools were written by Jean Tourrilhes.
Anyone got any tips re configuring Slack with madwifi or hostap?
Sorry, never used them