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Old 03-16-2006, 05:34 PM   #1
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Installing wireless network card Ralink RT2500

I downloaded the driver for my wireless network card and tried to install it but got a message about dependencies. What are these and how can I get my driver installed? Please see below for my commands and the message returned:

[root@localhost ~]# cd /root/Linux/Linux\ software
[root@localhost Linux software]# dir
AdobeReader_enu-7.0.1-1.i386.rpm rarlinux-3.3.b3.tar.gz
dkms-rt2500- RT2500STA-Linux- tar-1.13.tar.gz urw-fonts-2.1-7.src.rpm
[root@localhost Linux software]# rpm -i dkms-rt2500-
warning: dkms-rt2500- Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 26752624
error: Failed dependencies:
dkms is needed by dkms-rt2500-
[root@localhost Linux software]#

Hope somebody can help.
Old 03-16-2006, 05:37 PM   #2
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looks like you need to install "dkms".

Try looking for the regular dkms rpm, and installing that before you install the dkms-rt2500 one.


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