[SATLUG] help with wireless card and madwifi

riugakusei at aim.com riugakusei at aim.com
Mon Dec 17 17:40:08 CST 2007

i am running Fedora Core 8 i have made some progress in the past days. my wireless card is been recognized but i keep getting some error messages:
[root at mimor ~]# dmesg|grep wlan0
net wlan0: device_rename: sysfs_create_symlink failed (-17) // what does that mean?
udev: renamed network interface ath0 to wlan0
wlan0: no IPv6 routers present

[root at mimor ~]# dmesg|grep wifi
wifi0: 11b rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps
wifi0: 11g rates: 1Mbps 2Mbps 5.5Mbps 11Mbps 6Mbps 9Mbps 12Mbps 18Mbps 24Mbps 36Mbps 48Mbps 54Mbps
wifi0: H/W encryption support: WEP AES AES_CCM TKIP
wifi0: mac 7.8 phy 4.5 radio 5.6
wifi0: Use hw queue 1 for WME_AC_BE traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 0 for WME_AC_BK traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 2 for WME_AC_VI traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 3 for WME_AC_VO traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 8 for CAB traffic
wifi0: Use hw queue 9 for beacons
wifi0: Atheros 5212: mem=0xc3000000, irq=19 

lsmod|grep ath
dm_multipath?????????? 24401? 0
dm_mod???????????????? 57905? 2 dm_mirror,dm_multipath
ath_rate_sample??????? 20608? 1
ath_pci?????????????? 111544? 0
wlan????????????????? 198016? 5 wlan_wep,wlan_scan_sta,ath_rate_sample,ath_pci
ath_hal?????????????? 265600? 3 ath_rate_sample,ath_pci

lsmod|grep acer
acer_acpi????????????? 28728? 0
wmi_acer?????????????? 15404? 1 acer_acpi

?i am also having trouble with madwifi evertime i do an update '
Error: Missing Dependency: madwifi-kmod-common >= is needed by package kmod-madwifi-

?ohh yeah and my knetworkmanager wont work at all....

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