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ChipWolf
January 9th, 2010, 09:45 AM
In order to test aircrack, i try to install madwifi driver
after i make install ,i add ath9k into blacklist then reboot, but nothing hanpped. why?
driver:
madwifi-0.9.4-r4100-20091230
lspci
05:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
uname -r
2.6.31-17-generic
lsmod
ath_pci 92284 0
wlan 198800 1 ath_pci
ath_hal 192272 1 ath_pci
...
dmesg
[ 14.133963] wlan: 0.9.4.1
[ 14.157261] ath_pci: 0.9.4.1
[ 25.508021] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
[ 79.001056] Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = -220174698 ns)
[ 742.348180] cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
[ 742.360046] cfg80211: World regulatory domain updated:
[ 824.308381] ath_pci: driver unloaded
[ 824.332046] wlan: driver unloaded
[ 824.348054] ath_hal: driver unloaded
[ 853.369440] ath_hal: 0.9.18.0 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
[ 853.401038] wlan: 0.9.4.1
[ 853.407719] ath_pci: 0.9.4.1
(i used modprobe command to reload the driver)

lspci -v
05:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
Subsystem: Device 1a32:0303
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
Memory at d0400000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities: [60] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [90] MSI-X: Enable- Mask- TabSize=1
Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
Capabilities: [140] Virtual Channel <?>
Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
Kernel modules: ath9k

does anybody know why the driver do nothing?

drpjkurian
January 9th, 2010, 04:38 PM
In order to test aircrack, i try to install madwifi driver
after i make install ,i add ath9k into blacklist then reboot, but nothing hanpped. why?
driver:
madwifi-0.9.4-r4100-20091230
lspci
05:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
uname -r
2.6.31-17-generic
lsmod
ath_pci 92284 0
wlan 198800 1 ath_pci
ath_hal 192272 1 ath_pci
...
dmesg
[ 14.133963] wlan: 0.9.4.1
[ 14.157261] ath_pci: 0.9.4.1
[ 25.508021] eth0: no IPv6 routers present
[ 79.001056] Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = -220174698 ns)
[ 742.348180] cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
[ 742.360046] cfg80211: World regulatory domain updated:
[ 824.308381] ath_pci: driver unloaded
[ 824.332046] wlan: driver unloaded
[ 824.348054] ath_hal: driver unloaded
[ 853.369440] ath_hal: 0.9.18.0 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
[ 853.401038] wlan: 0.9.4.1
[ 853.407719] ath_pci: 0.9.4.1
(i used modprobe command to reload the driver)

lspci -v
05:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
Subsystem: Device 1a32:0303
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
Memory at d0400000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities: [60] Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [90] MSI-X: Enable- Mask- TabSize=1
Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
Capabilities: [140] Virtual Channel <?>
Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
Kernel modules: ath9k

does anybody know why the driver do nothing?


Hi
Are you sure that driver is loaded correctly?
It shows as unloaded (Red Letters)
Please visit the #62 of my thread
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1309072

Dr Kurian