Atheros wlan and FC5 (rawhide)

Dan Williams dcbw at
Tue Mar 21 12:23:55 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 11:05 +0000, Paul F. Johnson wrote:
> Hi,
> I've compiled the madwifi-ng driver from the source and installed. When
> I try to fire up the wlan connection (/sbin/modprobe ath_pci), it fails
> saying to check dmesg.
> When I do this, I get the following error
> ath_pci: Unknown parameter `irq'

Sounds like a madwifi driver problem...  Likely file a bug in the
madwifi bug tracker and see what they say?

> Any ideas what has failed? I know when I fire up, I need to add irqpoll
> to the boot line or else none of the network comes up (such as eth0).
> As far as I can see in neat, nothing is set to an particular irq. From
> memory, network-manager currently has madwifi disconnected (I could be
> wrong)
> kernel-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5
> NetworkManager - 0.6.0-3
> Paul
> -- 
> "Logic, my dear Zoe, is merely the ability to be wrong with authority" -
> Dr Who

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