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Old 01-31-2007, 07:56 PM   #1
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mad wifi drivers installation error


/bin/sh: line 0: cd: /lib/modules/2.6.17.13/build: No such file or directory
Makefile.inc:89: *** /lib/modules/2.6.17.13/build is missing, please set KERNELPATH. Stop

i was trying to install the drivers for my atheros card on my slackware 11.0 partition and i get this error. when i try the "make" command i get that error. Anyone seen this before?
 
Old 01-31-2007, 08:49 PM   #2
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Yup, it means you don't have the kernel source installed or linked properly. Install it and make sure it does the following:

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The kernel source is needed to compile kernel modules (such as nvidia or ati proprietary display drivers, and other things). Usually scripts look through one or all of the following paths:

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/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/source
/usr/src/linux-`uname -r`
/usr/src/linux
So depending on how the script is made it may or may not find the kernel source. It's probably best to have the source symlinked from one of the above to all the others (usually kernel source is in '/usr/src/linux-`uname -r`' and symlinked to the other places)
 
Old 01-31-2007, 11:42 PM   #3
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http://slackbuilds.org/ may help
 
  


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