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compat-wireless [2010/11/16 12:32]
sleek remove b43 references
compat-wireless [2018/07/20 22:58]
mister_x compat-wireless is deprecated
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-====== compat-wireless ======+====== compat-wireless - DEPRECATED ======
  
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 +**UPDATE: DO NOT USE ANYMORE. If successful, it is a downgrade from the curent version of your existing drivers**
 +**UPDATE: compat-wireless is now known as [[https://backports.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page|backports]]**
  
  
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-We distinguish [[http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Download#Compat-wireless_release_types|two]] versions of compat-wireless, development (//bleeding edge//) and stable. The development version may include more drivers, supported hardware and bug-fixes but may not be as stable as the 'stable' version which implies its nature. With minor exceptions, both versions will suffice in your bid to enable //aircrack-ng// support for your card/driver.+We distinguish [[http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Download#Compat-wireless_release_types|two]] versions of compat-wireless, development (//bleeding edge//) and stable. The development version may include more drivers, supported hardware and bug-fixes but may not be as stable as the 'stable' version which implies its nature. With minor exceptions, both versions will suffice in your bid to enable //aircrack-ng// support for your card/driver. For the majority of the users the stable version is the preferred one to use
  
  
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 The installation process is as follows: The installation process is as follows:
  
-   $ wget http://wireless.kernel.org/download/compat-wireless-2.6/compat-wireless-$(date -I).tar.bz2 +// Download the latest available package from  http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Download/stable/ // 
-//**note:** compat-wireless tar balls aren't released everydayso you're probably better off going straight to http://wireless.kernel.org/download/compat-wireless-2.6/ and grabbing the latest available package// +   $ tar xvjf compat-wireless-3.6-rc6-1.tar.bz2 
-   tar -jxf compat-wireless-$(date -I).tar.bz2 +//**note:** the exact filename of the tarball depends on which version you have downloadedsubstitute the example filename with the one corresponding to the file you downloaded// 
- +   cd compat-wireless-3.6-rc6-1
-   $ cd compat-wireless-$(date -I)+
  
    $ wget http://patches.aircrack-ng.org/mac80211.compat08082009.wl_frag+ack_v1.patch    $ wget http://patches.aircrack-ng.org/mac80211.compat08082009.wl_frag+ack_v1.patch
        
 +   $ patch -p1 < mac80211.compat08082009.wl_frag+ack_v1.patch
 +
 +//**note:** the next two steps are only required for compat-wireless versions before v3.3-rc1-2 //
    $ wget http://patches.aircrack-ng.org/channel-negative-one-maxim.patch    $ wget http://patches.aircrack-ng.org/channel-negative-one-maxim.patch
- +      
-   $ patch -p1 < mac80211.compat08082009.wl_frag+ack_v1.patch +
-   +
    $ patch -p1 < channel-negative-one-maxim.patch    $ patch -p1 < channel-negative-one-maxim.patch
  
-   ( apply any additional patches that you may need )+   ( apply any additional patches that you may need)
 //Before compiling, take a look at "driver-select" down the page// //Before compiling, take a look at "driver-select" down the page//
    $ make    $ make
compat-wireless.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/20 22:58 by mister_x