NOTE: this page is for archival only, see the note at the end of the page.

Stable compat-wireless releases

This page is dedicated to the stable kernel compat-wireless releases. This started with the announcement of work for 2.6.30-rc series and will continue for all stable kernels releases.


respective compat-wireless stable release



We recommend these the following userspace applications to be installed:

Building and installing

sudo make install


To load the new shiny drivers either reboot or just modprobe the module you want. To test whether or not the new drivers are being picked up you can use modprobe -l as follows, for example:

modprobe -l cfg80211
modprobe -l mac80211
modprobe -l ath
modprobe -l ath9k


If you find a bug, please ensure you are on the latest kernel for that series. If unsure you can ask on the linux-wireless mailing list. If you are sure its a fix you can send the patches to:


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