The reason for this is that some parts of madwifi are non-free (the
The Fedora project decided not to ship non-free parts, which includes
proprietary ATI drivers, proprietary NVIDIA drivers and Madwifi in order
to encourage the vendors to publish specifications and / or free
drivers. This worked for ATI, and we will have free drivers supporting
newer chipsets available soon.
Fedora 8 will ship with ath5k, which is open source and supports Atheros
chipsets, also. The madwifi developers develop it now.
Am Sonntag, den 14.10.2007, 10:01 +0200 schrieb a3ukasz Peb3szynski:
I wonder why madwifi was not included in fedora 6 & 7 by default.
I had a big trouble configuring my wireless network.
Will it be included in fedora 8?