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So I installed Fedora Core 3 and I'm trying to get ndiswrapper up and running but I ran into a problem. I make installed it and here's what I got:
[root@localhost ndiswrapper-1.0]# make install
make -C driver install
make: Entering directory `/home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver'
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667smp/build SUBDIRS=/home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver \
make: Entering directory `/lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667smp/build'
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/hal.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/iw_ndis.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/loader.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/misc_funcs.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/ndis.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/ntoskernel.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/pe_linker.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/proc.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/wrapper.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/usb.o
CC [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/divdi3.o
LD [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/ndiswrapper.o
Building modules, stage 2.
LD [M] /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/driver/ndiswrapper.ko
make: Leaving directory `/lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667smp/build'
*** WARNING: Kernel seems to have 4K size stack option (CONFIG_4KSTACKS) removed; many Windows drivers will need at least 8K size stacks. You should read wiki about 4K size stack issue. Don't complain about crashes until you resolve this.
NOTE: Windows driver configuration file format has changed since 1.0-rc2. You must re-install Windows drivers if they were installed before.
make: Leaving directory `/home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper-1.0/utils'
mkdir -p -m 0755 /usr/share/man/man8
install -m 644 ndiswrapper.8 /usr/share/man/man8
Seemed to install fine except for that 4K warning thing, right? yet when I type ndiswrapper -i and path to my ini I get this:
[root@localhost ndiswrapper-1.0]# ndiswrapper -i /home/geoff/Desktop/ndiswrapper/bcmwl5.inf
bash: ndiswrapper: command not found
Which takes one or more arguments. For each of its argu_
ments it prints to stdout the full path of the executables
that would have been executed when this argument had been
entered at the shell prompt. It does this by searching for
an executable or script in the directories listed in the
environment variable PATH using the same algorithm as
--which searches your path.. and if it was there, (s)he wouldn't be having this problem... whereis might get you further b/c it searches "standard Linux places" ... but not if you have a good $PATH
Thats a good build, if you are worried about the 4k stack warning then visit ww.linuxant.com to get a rebuild with 16k kernel stack sizes. Your problem is your path to ndiswrapper isnt in your bash_profile:
It'll most likely be in
/usr/sbin/ndiswrapper - in fact it is. Check your make install output just above NOTE and you'll see its installed it there.
Last edited by snecklifter; 02-04-2005 at 05:00 PM.
Nope. It wont add it to your bash_profile but one step at a time eh? You wont need to path to ndiswrapper again unless you upgrade your kernel (which no doubt you will after getting internet working). If you want to be able to just type ndiswrapper instead of the full path then you need to add
to your bash_profile which is located in your home directory.
Btw, if you want ntfs support you can get it here http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/rpm/fedora3.html
but like I said, one step at a time!