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I've finally managed to get myself a linux box setup at home and I'm trying to install MadWiFi on it for my Netgear wireless card.
I downloaded the tar file and extracted it etc., but when I try to make it I get the error:
touch: creating '/usr/src/build/231485-i386/install/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8/fs/jfs/jfs_debug.h' : No such file or directory
This directory does not exist (hence the error message), but I can't see why it's even looking there.
I did a make info and got:
TARGET : i386-elf
OS : linux
BUS : PCI
KERNELRELEASE : 2.4.20-8custom
KERNELPATH : /lib/modules/2.4.20-8/build
KERNELCONF : /lib/modules/2.4.20-8/build/.config
MODULEPATH : /lib/modules/2.4.20-8custom/net
KMODSUF : o
WIRELESSEXT : 15
I am using a plain install of RedHat 9, this is the first thing that I'm trying to do after installing. I have tried changing the MODULEPATH and KERNELRELEASE, but I still get exactly the same message from make.
I've had a look through the makefile, but as a relative newbie I don't know exactly what I'm looking for although I can't seem to see anything that would give the path that it's trying to find.
Once I can get my wireless card running, I should be able to get online from my Linux box and it will make things a lot easier than having to keep switching to my Windows machine!
I'm not really sure, but I think it could be because you're trying to install it on Redhat 9, which is quite an old distro! I mean, FC is already on its 4th release! Anyway, have you downloaded the latest version of MadWifi? Sorry I can't be of more help