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Old 10-14-2007, 09:29 AM   #1
vineet7kumar
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problem in installing ndiswrapper on fedora7...How to install the source code??


hi,
I am using fedora7 . got the netgear wg311v3 wifi card. Need to install it.

The install instructions of ndiswrapper say that I need to have a link to the kernel source code.
(ls /lib/modules/'uname -r'/build should have atleast include directory and a '.config' file)
I can't figure out where is the kernel source code?(is it there in the install DVD...if on DVD then which file and where? or do i have to get it from Internet or is it already installed somewhere????)(I am confused)

Also how do I make the link to the source?

my WiFi card is netgear wg311 v3 . Is there any other mehod to get it detected in fedora7?

The questions may be stupid....Pardon me for that...I am a complete newbie...


Thanks,
Vineet
 
Old 10-14-2007, 10:16 AM   #2
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Install the freshrpms-release package, as root type;

rpm -ivh http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrp....fc.noarch.rpm

When done still as root type; yum install dkms-ndiswrapper

This will install the kernel-devel and kernel-headers packages if necessary.

If you want the source code then you can get it from Fedora;

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pu...dates/7/SRPMS/
 
  


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