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Distribution: Currnetly SuSE 8.2, but Fedora and Mandrake in the past
Hi. I have a quick question. I am trying to get my TV in to work with my AIW 8500 and the gatos project stuff. I dont really understand how to use the CVS sourceforge site or understand what i am doing.
well it'll install wherever it is going to install ...
cause when you do the "make install" step thats where it does it for you
so yes thats the right arguments to use to untar the file, and then after you do you cd into the directory and type :
su -c "make install"
type root password
and thats it ...
now this is the typical steps with most tarballs, and if this is not the case with this one you will just have to read the INSTALL or README file and see what you actually have to do with the extracted source ...
did you download a .tgz file ? cause when you extract a tarball, the contents should be extracted to a folder named after the filename, or pretty similiar, as for example
say you have a file called ati-drivers-03.48.5.tar.gz and when you extract it there should be a folder in the same location as the tarball named something along the lines of ati-drivers, again thats an example but i am sure you can see where i am getting at ...
so still using my example, you would change to the ati-drivers directory and there should be (that is if one exists) a configure file ...
post the name of the file and the exact command you used to extract it ....