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Old 04-05-2004, 07:45 AM   #1
XRaid
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modem problem


hello,
i am using red hat linux 9.0 with kernel version 2.4.20-6. my modem is a PCTEL HSP56 modem.i got pctel-0.9.7-9 and when i installed it i got this error
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[root@localhost pctel-0.9.7-9]# ./setup

checking for running kernel version...2.4.20

checking for ptserial...ptserial-2.4.7.c

checking for gcc...3.2.2

searching for kernel includes...** error

could not find any kernel sources in /usr/src

you have either not installed your kernel sources

or your kernel sources are installed in another place then

/usr/src/

please enter your correct kernel source tree, e.g. /usr/src/linux: /usr/include/linux

** error

could not find a version.h file at these kernel sources

please read the FAQ about installation requirements

** compilation error

please read the FAQ about reporting compilation problems

and report this problem.

[root@localhost pctel-0.9.7-9]#
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what do es it mean by "please enter your correct kernel source tree"????
im a complete newbie so pls help.
thanks in advance.

Last edited by XRaid; 04-05-2004 at 12:41 PM.
 
Old 04-05-2004, 02:14 PM   #2
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locate and install the kernel sources relative to the kernel you are running now.

The absolute only place I can find the sources for this kernel is here.

http://rpm.pbone.net

type in the search bar,

kernel-source-2.4.20-6.i386.rpm

and search there will be downloads for this rpm package.

install it with
rpm -ivh kernel-source-2.4.20-6.i386.rpm
 
Old 04-06-2004, 06:35 AM   #3
XRaid
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maybe this will help to reply beter

but mine is a i686 one.

here is some of my system information------------

redhat Red Hat Linux release 9 (Shrike) on System with processor: i686 supported by kernel: 2.4.20-6 assembled with compiler: 3.2.2 with current System compiler GCC=3.2.2 Modem symbolic link is: /dev/modem -> /dev/ttyS15 COMM services are not active redhat is not yet providing pre-compiled drivers for WinModems An AC'97 modem codec was not detected Path to lspci is: /sbin/lspci --------- lspci scan ---------------- PCI_bus 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset Host Bridge (rev 04) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 04) 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BA/CA/DB PCI Bridge (rev 05) 00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 05) 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801BA IDE U100 (rev 05) 00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #1) (rev 05) 00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM SMBus (rev 05) 00:1f.4 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #2) (rev 05) 00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM AC'97 Audio (rev 05) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV5M64 [RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro] (rev 15) 02:03.0 Modem: PCTel Inc HSP MicroModem 56 (rev 02)
 
  


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