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Old 03-15-2006, 06:21 PM   #1
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Netgear WG511T with Madwifi in Backtrack


hey guys, i am kinda new to linux, i just bought a new netgear WG511T b/g athero's chipset card. the os i am using it backtrack and i tried to install it the slackware way and with the instructions from the madwifi.org and it wont work. it still acts like if there was no driver at all. any ideas?
 
Old 03-16-2006, 11:01 AM   #2
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the os i am using it backtrack and i tried to install it the slackware way and with the instructions from the madwifi.org and it wont work. it still acts like if there was no driver at all.
If you made sure all the dependencies where met (wireless enabled in the kernel, wireless-tools correct version installed and wpa_supplicant if you use PSK) and the whole compile & install process went flawless, and you loaded the drivers, and configured the card right then please verify (as root) the ath_ modules are loaded: "grep ath /proc/modules" and the card is configured with "iwconfig" and post the output. If anything went wrong it's easiest to post error messages or where it went wrong with the instructions.
 
Old 03-17-2006, 01:53 PM   #3
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Which way should i install madwifi. cvs way, or svn. or could i just download the .tar.gz and put it on a flashdrive and then extract it from there? and do i need to patch the driver for injection?
 
Old 03-17-2006, 07:45 PM   #4
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Unless you need functionality that's in development right now you could just use the .tar.gz.


do i need to patch the driver for injection?
Sorry? Injection of what?
 
Old 03-17-2006, 09:25 PM   #5
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yes you do need to patch your drivers for packet injection.
I never got it to work with madwifi-ng, Aireplay would just produce a lot of malformed packets...however when 100h. was around they gave you patches for the old code. When I get back to my system, I'll give you more info <won't be much>
 
  


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