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13.0 > Network > madwifi-driver (0.9.4)

madwifi - a Linux kernel device driver for Wireless LAN chipsets from Atheros.

A wireless card compatibility matrix is available at:

By default the script will build the madwifi kernel module for the currently
running kernel. If you would like to build the madwifi driver for a different
kernel version, two things are required:
1) kernel source in /usr/src/linux-<version>
2) run the script as: KERNELVERSION=<version> sh madwifi-driver.SlackBuild
In place of <version> use only the version as you would see from the output of
'uname -r' when running that kernel. Example: KERNELVERSION=

The kernel module will then be installed to /lib/modules/<version>/....
You may use this SlackBuild to build the madwifi module for as many *different*
kernels as you like and they can be installed alongside each other without

This requires madwifi-tools from

Maintained by: Larry Hajali
Approved by: rworkman
Keywords: madwifi,wifi,driver,wireless,atheros,network,ath,ath_pci


Source Downloads:
madwifi-0.9.4.tar.gz (399d20de8d855a59f20058857c2178ad)

Download SlackBuild:
madwifi-driver.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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