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compat-wireless [2010/11/16 12:32]
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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
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 +//**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