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Old 04-10-2009, 01:46 AM   #1
DrRobMD
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Question make can't find build command


Hi,
I'm trying to get my usb-wlan (Zydas ZD1211) to work, so I want to install compat-wireless-2.6.
For this package I downloaded the make-package, which won't work. It says it can't find build in the linux directory of my library directory. I already installed the build-essential package, are there any packages that I also need? I have debian 5.0 KDE installed on my old Dell laptop (PIII 750mHz).
Kind regards,
Rob
 
Old 04-10-2009, 01:52 AM   #2
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You need to install the kernel source and probably the kernel headers (or devel) packages. Edit: also, FWIW, "build" is usually a sym link to your kernel source directory.

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Old 04-10-2009, 02:42 AM   #3
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You need to install the kernel source and probably the kernel headers (or devel) packages. Edit: also, FWIW, "build" is usually a sym link to your kernel source directory.
Thanks! I can work from there. By the way, probably a stupid question, but I'm a total newbie, what does FWIW mean?
Greets
 
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FWIW = for what it's worth.
 
  


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