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Old 02-15-2011, 02:10 AM   #1
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Realtek 8111/8168 LAN Driver will not install on RHEL 5

[root@localhost r8169-6.002.00]# make clean modules
make -C src/ clean
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/r8169-6.002.00/src'
rm -rf *.o *.ko *~ core* .dep* .*.d .*.cmd *.mod.c *.a *.s .*.flags .tmp_versions Module.symvers rset
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/r8169-6.002.00/src'
make -C src/ modules
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/r8169-6.002.00/src'
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.9-55.ELsmp/build SUBDIRS=/root/r8169-6.002.00/src modules
make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.9-55.ELsmp/build: No such file or directory. Stop.
make: Entering an unknown directorymake: Leaving an unknown directorymake[1]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/r8169-6.002.00/src'
make: *** [modules] Error 2
[root@localhost r8169-6.002.00]# make install
make -C src/ install
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/r8169-6.002.00/src'
install -m 644 -c r8169.ko /lib/modules/2.6.9-55.ELsmp/kernel/drivers/net/
install: cannot stat `r8169.ko': No such file or directory
make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/r8169-6.002.00/src'
make: *** [install] Error 2
[root@localhost r8169-6.002.00]#
Old 02-15-2011, 02:18 AM   #2
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rm -rf *.o *.ko *~ core* .dep* .*.d .*.cmd *.mod.c *.a *.s .*.flags .tmp_versions Module.symvers rset
That's why you have the error. After you ran "make clean modules," you tried to install programs that were not there. You need to run make before you run make install.


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