En:HOWTO: Madwifi-ng

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1. Install the latest madwifi, you can do this from entropy:

# equo update
# equo install madwifi-ng

or from portage (may have a newer version)

# emerge --sync
# emerge -v madwifi-ng

2. Blacklist the old Atheros kernel modules

File: /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
blacklist ath5k

3. Update modules configuration

# update-modules

4. Remove old atheros modules from running kernel

# rmmod ath5k

5. Load madwifi-ng modules.

# modprobe ath_pci

6. Run iwconfig to check its all running:

# iwconfig