problem while building a driver /lib/modules/'kernel-ver-default'/build: No such file
I am trying to install a data acquisition A2D card from General Standards Corporation. I am new to installing drivers for linux.
I am using opensuse 11.2 kernel 126.96.36.199-0.1-default
Installed linux from scratch (KDE4) on a 32-bit pentium 4 machine.
opensuse 11.2 seems to be working fine.
Downloaded the kernel sources, the "make" application, gcc (which required the kernel headers).
The sources are in /usr/src ... as expected (?)
There is a broken link in /lib/modules/188.8.131.52-0.1-default called "build" that points to the inexistent
FYI - only /usr/src/linux-184.108.40.206-0.1-obj exists
Question 1 - where did this broken link come from?
It so happens that the "make_all" that comes with the linux drivers for my A2D card looks for that precise broken link. I imagine this is pretty common but I didn't know that.
Question 2 - what is supposed to be in that broken link and how can I fix it so that it points to the correct directory.
If I just "fix the link" and make it point to, say
the "make_all" application of the A2D card keeps going a little further, but then it tells me that autoconf.h and auto.conf couldn't be found, and that I could try to use "make oldconfig && make prepare".
Q3 should I do this?
Thank you for any time spent on this, really.