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I checked everything according to a guide ('Craig's ACX100/111 Guide for Linux') and got stuck in 'verifying the correct version of the kernel source' part.. I found out that I don't even have the directory /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build…
The stock kernel of Simply Mepis 3.3.1-1 is 2.6.10, but I couldn't find kernel-source-2.6.10, only 2.6.10 headers which I installed. I, however, decided that headers may not be enough to do the setup of the card in 2.6.10 (I read varied oppinions on this on the Net). I decided to do it in 22.214.171.124, because I was able to download all the packages that are needed (I think so…).
I installed everything (including 126.96.36.199 kernel headers and kernel-source) according to another guide. The packages were deb files.
Next I checked again under 188.8.131.52 if the ls /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/include/linux/version.h is present but was again unsuccesful... I don't even seem to have /lib/modules/184.108.40.206/build directory, only a link.
This is listing from 'ls -l' command done in /lib/modules/220.127.116.11 directory:
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 2005-06-25 15:28 build -> /usr/src/linux-18.104.22.168
drwxr-xr-x 9 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:28 kernel
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:45 misc
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:39 modem
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 170968 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.alias
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 69 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.ccwmap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 200777 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.dep
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 295 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.ieee1394map
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 700 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.inputmap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 26888 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.isapnpmap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 136417 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.pcimap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 87626 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.symbols
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 234765 2005-06-25 15:42 modules.usbmap
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:39 net
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:38 nvidia
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:39 pcmcia
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 2005-06-25 15:28 source -> /usr/src/linux-22.214.171.124
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:31 updates
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2005-06-25 15:39 wireless
I spotted, of course, the arrows, and I read on the Net that they are links, so I thought that the source is in the /usr/src and tried to 'make' the driver as in the beginning of the 'Compiling the Driver' part of the guide but received errors. So I checked the /usr/src/ and the linux-126.96.36.199 directory isn't there either!: