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compat-wireless [2011/10/23 21:15] – [compat-wireless] recommending stable version over daily snapshot wimscompat-wireless [2018/07/20 22:58] (current) – compat-wireless is deprecated mister_x
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-====== compat-wireless ======+====== compat-wireless - DEPRECATED ======
 +**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 [[|backports]]**
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 The installation process is as follows: The installation process is as follows:
-   $ wget$(date -I).tar.bz2 +// Download the latest available package from // 
-//**note:** compat-wireless tar balls aren't released everydayso you're probably better off going straight to 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    $ wget
 +   $ 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    $ wget
- +      
-   $ 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