I should add that madwifi doesn't even work in F12 (possibly F11 too,
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 10:44 AM, John W. Linville <linville redhat com
> On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 04:17:18PM +0000, James Allsopp wrote:
>> I'm running Fedora 12, and was wondering if anyone knew of a repository
>> which contains one of hte old atheros drivers. I want to get rid of ath5k as
>> it doesn't seem to have a good reputation, sounds very experimental still,
>> and I can't make an access point with it without a hostapd0.6 rpm.
> Did you actually try ath5k? Is obtaining a later hostapd really a
> bigger hardship than using an unmaintained, out-of-tree driver?
> If you have specific problems with ath5k then please cite them.
> Even better, open a bugzilla entry for them. But please don't just
> spread random FUD.
> Madwifi is a dead project. It does support a few oddball features
> (many of them non-standard) that some people need, mostly due to
> legacy use of Madwifi. If you won't know what those are or why you
> need them, then you almost certainly should be using ath5k.