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Old 07-21-2005, 01:34 PM   #1
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Error Message Madwifi Drivers Atheros Mandrake 10.1 Help


First, Sorry for the overposting on the previous thread. I should have read the rules as a forum newbie....my bad, and won't happen again.

When following the directions for Atheros install on the madwiki website

http://madwifi.sourceforge.net/dokuw...4500624c4a0483

When I get to "make" command I get this message

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checking if all requirements are met.....FAILED
only kernel versions 2.4.x and above are supported
you have uname -r
make:***[configcheck] error 1

***
I tried in GUI to change install and boot different kernel 2.6 or 2.4.27 and it does, but no mouse support so I can't manuvre or even login.

Any ideas
 
Old 07-21-2005, 01:38 PM   #2
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I think you at least need 2.4.28 anyway for wireless. But you'll need a new kernel for sure and one that works. What's your distro can you install a new preconfigured kernel from your distro. It should have everything in it to be usable.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 01:45 PM   #3
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Distro?

What is my Distro?
I'm so new to this, that I'm on chapter one of the linux book I'm learning from.
When I go and list "all available" in the GUI console - there is a ton of kernel.??.?? and kernel.source.??.?? and so on.
Do I choose an alternate in here. My mouse didn't work last time I changed kernels, but again, I was doing this with no pryor no how.
Thanks for the quick post....
 
Old 07-21-2005, 01:56 PM   #4
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Your distro is your distribution, the flavor of linux you use. Like mandrake or suse or debian for example.

Is that all available a list of packages you can install or so? I can't say more unless I know the distro (then only if I used it but there are others who can take over )
 
Old 07-21-2005, 02:01 PM   #5
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Distro I'm Using

Downloadable Mandriva(Mandrake) 10.1
 
Old 07-21-2005, 02:04 PM   #6
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Well I can't help you really much there as I've never used it. I do know mandriva has preconfigured kernels that'll work if you don't have many special things. I think your best bet now is to use one of that. I'm not really sure but IIRC preconfigured ones had mdk or so in it. It at least looks a bit different from linux-kernel-2.6.10 for example. But you might want to ask someone more knowledgeable on mandriva.
 
  


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