Accepted Way To Install/Load Atheros Wireless Drivers

Endy endy at
Wed Nov 28 02:30:37 UTC 2007

John Summerfield wrote:
> Robert L Cochran wrote:
>> I have an Atheros AR5006EG card on a Toshiba Satellite P105-S6147 
>> laptop computer. That's an i386 architecture but is Pentium Dual Core.
>> ifconfig doesn't show either a wlan0 or an ath0 present. I guess I 
>> need to add the ATRPMS repo and then install the madwifi driver to 
>> get support?
>> Thanks
> That, or download from There's a src.rpm someplace, you 
> need to rebuild for each new kernel. Doesn't take long.
Freshrpms has a package for the madwifi driver. .

Install the freshrpms-release package that is listed on the left side of 
the page, and then install it from yum.

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