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Old 09-14-2004, 02:59 PM   #1
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Madwifi linux 2.6.7 fedora core 2 install

Hi I am trying to get the Atheros wireless card to work on my Fujitsu 5020D. I have 2 issues, one is that the code I downloaded from CVS (today) gives me lots of warnings like the following when doing the MODPOST command

*** Warning: "ieee80211_encap" [/home/bohlke/madwifi/madwifi/ath/ath_pci.ko] undefined!

and when I modprobe the drive the machine locks hard. So I figured it was missing some options to talk to my kernel even though it found it so I decided to add it to my kernel tree. Now for some reason I cannot see it as a wireless card using make menuconfig which is annoying. So I ran make gconfig and told it to show me everything and my wireless card is greyed out. The requirements for the card in the help are the same as the other cards in the seciton of the kernel so I am confused. How do I enable this card in my kernel tree? Has anyone gottent this to work on my combination of options?
Old 09-14-2004, 05:43 PM   #2
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Ok so I found through some digging that the IEEE_802.11 flag wasnt set in my kernel, which then of course explained the unresolved symbols. I am so close now however it appears that the modules are missing references to their own libraries?? Anyone have any idea why I am getting the following warnings when I try to compile the modules? FWIW the machine now reboots when I load the module which is better than a hard freeze

*** Warning: "ath_hal_init_channels" [/home/bohlke/madwifi/tmp/madwifi/ath/ath_pci.ko] undefined!
*** Warning: "ath_hal_probe" [/home/bohlke/madwifi/tmp/madwifi/ath/ath_pci.ko] undefined!
*** Warning: "ath_hal_detach" [/home/bohlke/madwifi/tmp/madwifi/ath/ath_pci.ko] undefined!
*** Warning: "ath_hal_mhz2ieee" [/home/bohlke/madwifi/tmp/madwifi/ath/ath_pci.ko] undefined!
*** Warning: "ath_hal_computetxtime" [/home/bohlke/madwifi/tmp/madwifi/ath/ath_pci.ko] undefined!
*** Warning: "_ath_hal_attach" [/home/bohlke/madwifi/tmp/madwifi/ath/ath_pci.ko] undefined!


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