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Old 09-20-2008, 01:53 PM   #1
boyair
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Question intel 4965 AG module installation on debain failed with lenovo T61


1.uname -r
2.6.18-6-amd64
2.apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
3.apt-get install linux-source-2.6.18
4.now tar xvf iwlwifi-1.2.25.tgz
5.cd iwlwifi-1.2.25/
6. make

it gives msg:

Kernel Makefile not found at '/lib/modules/2.6.18-6-amd64/source'
chmod: cann't access “compatible/*”: file or dir not found
/bin/sh: line 2: compatible/kversion: file or dir not found

Makefile has been modified by generate_compatible, please run `make' again

make: *** [compatible/kversion] error 1

quest:
how can i get the Makefile?

thanks in advance.

Last edited by boyair; 09-20-2008 at 01:54 PM.
 
Old 09-20-2008, 02:42 PM   #2
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try to install newer version of kernel,like 2.6.24
 
Old 09-21-2008, 09:32 AM   #3
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try to install newer version of kernel,like 2.6.24
would you tell me how to install?
and will the new kernel influence the video card driver?
 
Old 09-22-2008, 08:12 AM   #4
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would you tell me how to install?
what release of Debian do you use?
stable,testing,unstable?

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and will the new kernel influence the video card driver?
I don't know
 
  


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