User Tools

Site Tools


ath5k

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
ath5k [2009/01/06 23:53]
netrolller3d Update for newer kernels.
ath5k [2017/01/09 21:36] (current)
mister_x
Line 1: Line 1:
 +====== DEPRECATED ======
 +
 +**IMPORTANT NOTE**: This page is deprecated, updated documentation can be found [[install_drivers|here]]
 +
 ====== ath5k - FOSS driver for Atheros A/​B/​G/​Super-G cards ====== ====== ath5k - FOSS driver for Atheros A/​B/​G/​Super-G cards ======
  
 Ath5k is a new, completely FOSS driver for Atheros cards. Wireless-N-enabled Atheros chipsets should use [[ath9k]] instead. Ath5k is a new, completely FOSS driver for Atheros cards. Wireless-N-enabled Atheros chipsets should use [[ath9k]] instead.
 Unlike madwifi-ng, this driver is based on the new [[mac80211]] stack, meaning that it requires aircrack-ng v1.0-rc1 or newer. Unlike madwifi-ng, this driver is based on the new [[mac80211]] stack, meaning that it requires aircrack-ng v1.0-rc1 or newer.
- 
  
 ===== Aircrack-ng support ===== ===== Aircrack-ng support =====
  
-As of 2.6.27-rc2, ath5k can inject without patches (2.6.26 not tested, <=2.6.25 is known to be broken). However, injection support is a bit flakey, and speeds are limited to about 50~100pps.+As of 2.6.27-rc2, ath5k can inject without patches (2.6.26 not tested, <''''​=2.6.25 is known to be broken). However, injection support is a bit flaky, and speeds are limited to about 50~100pps.
 To improve injection speed, apply this patch: To improve injection speed, apply this patch:
 [[http://​patches.aircrack-ng.org/​ath5k-injection-2.6.27-rc2.patch]] [[http://​patches.aircrack-ng.org/​ath5k-injection-2.6.27-rc2.patch]]
ath5k.1231282397.txt.gz ยท Last modified: 2009/01/06 23:53 by netrolller3d