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Old 01-20-2005, 11:43 PM   #1
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Question Cannot install pcmcia-cs-3.2.8. Needed to compile wlan-ng drivers.


I've downloaded the linux wlan-ng drivers to compile on my suse 9.2 box so that I can use kismet with my Linksys WPC11 wireless card. I've got the kernel source but when I go through 'make config' from inside the wlan-ng directory, it prompts for the location of the pcmcia-cs-3.2.8. I cannot install this package from either the installatio DVD or the FTP mirrors. It's target location is supposed to be /usr/src/pcmcia-cs-3.2.8/

Please help. I've been racking my brain for a few days now with no progress.
 
Old 01-21-2005, 09:18 AM   #2
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I'm a complete Newb myself, but I have just had to install wlan-ng to get my Netgear card working, so maybe I can help.

The README says:

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2) Make sure you have configured kernel and (optionally) pcmcia sources on
your system.
Presumably the Linux pcmcia support sourcecode is a separate package from the Kernel source, and you'll need to download and install it at /usr/src/pcmcia-cs-3.2.8/ to be able to compile the wlan-ng pcmcia module.

Mark
 
Old 01-21-2005, 11:36 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot for the reply. Is the pcmcia-cs source package available as an RPM? I've only had the luck of finding it as a compressed tar file. When I try to extract it, as root, to the usr/src/pcmcia-cs-3.2.8 directory, it just hangs.
 
Old 02-05-2005, 10:39 PM   #4
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I am having a similar problem. Where did you find the pcmcia-cs-3.2.8?
 
Old 02-06-2005, 12:17 AM   #5
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I googled it. Finally got the pcmcia-cs-3.2.8 installed but I keep getting new sets of errors. Has anyone compiled this succesfully and is willing to create the wlan-ng drivers as an rpm?
 
Old 02-06-2005, 01:26 AM   #6
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I found it here <http://pcmcia-cs.sourceforge.net> but when I install wlan-ng I do have an /etc/pcmcia/wlan-ng.opts file as the instalation instructions call for. Stuck here for now.
 
  


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