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I'm trying to install a PCI modem. It's not going to well. I keep getting errors. In the Makefile I am supposed to modify my "path/to/linux" to the right directory... I'm not sure what that means. It also tells me that my kernel must be fully configured... I am also not sure what that means...
The modem is a smartlink, the distro is Fedora, 2.6.11-11 is the kernel. When I use the lspci command I get a modem that was previously installed. I changed to this new modem because it supports Linux.
are you trying to compile the smart-link drivers? They do work under Linux.
the /path/to/linux is normally /usr/src/linux but might be different, depending on what kernel you are using. Your kernel should be configured enough, as all you are basically doing is adding some modules to it.
I think that your drivers are looking for your kernel source. The kernel source doesn't install with Fedora Core 4 (maybe not 3 either, not sure), so you need to install it yourself, and then point your makefile to the install directory. Here is a site with a little guide to installing the source...