ATHEROS SLACKWARE LINUX DRIVER

Compiling hostapd is really simple:. Table of Contents Wireless networking. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. The basic idea is still the same: Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux. It should be easy for you to modify the source to match your needs. Of course, this is a lot of work; there must be an easier way to do this.

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You can dump dnsmasq’s lease file to see the dhcp leases root router: Now it’s time to bridge together wired and Wireless NICs.

Some drivers require this. SlackDocs Request an account. It is not always necessary for you to activate the workaround but be warned that it can equally inadvertently stop working leaving you with an intermittent problem that is difficult to debug.

Failing to do so will not allow any of your wireless clients to authenticate even with the correct credentials. You can remount temporarily with Read Write rw any time you need to make permanent changes then remount ro once you’ve finished.

The last upgrade was 8 programmable buttons with indicator leds to carry out arbitrary functions. CC Attribution-Share Alike 4. Would that be the case, could you please say if you installed this firmware or maybe if it was already installed in some place I didn’t look at?. I had a quick look at rc.

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Setting up a WiFi Access Point on your Slackware Box

After a few headaches I found that best association success is achieved by forcing setup for hidden AP even if the AP I’m configuring has not the hidden essid. The best way to go about that is to add to the miniroot all the packages you need and then strip unnecessary stuff. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

With the system running ro and only temporary files in ram filesystems all that can get lost across reboots are logs and temporary files … but your system will never suffer catastrophic liunx failures or prompt for interactive fsck during boot.

Install Atheros ARx PCI Express Adapter

If you start going slacckware over transferring large files over fast networks for a problem that seems like mtu related but is not you might want to consider turning net.

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Also having the filesystems ro will be even better then avoiding access time updating. Tags aratheros Thread Tools.

This is all that is required to connect to an unencrypted wireless LAN. Having a problem logging in? This note could become a whole article on it’s own so here’s an intresting read on the issue.

Allowing password authentication is a welcome athegos brute force attacks so avoid it wherever possible ie for ssh administrations only allow authentication with keys. Have a look at the code script fragments below to get ideas non how you might want to go about it:.

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How to get Atheros arx wireless adapter working under Debian Linux? Hostapd is not shipped with Slackware packages and is the only extra software you need for a basic setup. Email Required, but never shown.

The time now is If you want a neater solution totally integrated in the init scripts read on. Configuring it is something you should look into to suit best your networking needs … let’s just look at some of the most common tings.

Low end AP’s also support WEP, but there’s an issue with atherod implementation that makes it very vulnerable search wep vulnerability and read more about it or just believe me that even with an extremely low performance machine you can crack WEP keys.

Wireless networking

MS Host Controller rev 80 Slackware was not conceived to run with root mounted ro but with a little tinkering in the init scripts you can work around that problem. Let’s not make our WiFi with a hidden ssid. Reader supplied reviews for Slackware Linux Average rating 9.