wicd doesn't work

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Wed Apr 1 22:55:00 UTC 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.

Whoa!  That may work for a few edge cases, but ime ath5k is far more
reliable than madwifi.

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