wicd doesn't work

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Wed Apr 1 15:32:09 UTC 2009

On Wed, 1 Apr 2009, Shannon McMackin wrote:

> Thanks for reminding Karl that in most cases you must blacklist the
> ath5k driver which Ubuntu tries to use by default and install the
> madwifi driver.  That is if the backports module for your kernel doesn't
> fix your issues.

I can't remember ever running across the concept of blacklisting 
drivers. Could someone elaborate on the mechanics?


Bob Holtzman
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