dgboles at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 23:38:44 UTC 2007
on 7/7/2007 4:17 PM, Karl Larsen wrote:
> I know from a #lspci and some study that my wifi hardware is made by
> Atheros Communications, Inc. and with that I went looking for the
> software it needs and what kernel to use. I did 30 minutes of Google
> searching and NEVER hit on the words madwifi or ath_pci.
> Over the day people on this list passed along that I needed madwifi
> and to get that to work I had to have the kernel software called ath_pci.
> Google is a fine search tool but when the only names you have are
> fedora 7 and Atheros Comm your not going to learn these things.
> It may be that what is needed is a written document that coorelates
> these things. I wish it was already written.
> 73 Karl
A tip for using search engines Karl.
Unless you know exactly, or very close, what you want to search for you
should start with a somewhat vague search word. Look at the results and
then add some more search words. Repeat this process until you find what
Try the link to the right of the Google search word box. The page offers
many more options.
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