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Old 08-05-2008, 03:48 AM   #1
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problem : Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family in RH fedora core 5

I am using RH Fedora Core 5 and my ethernet cord is Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC. as per the other posts i download from the net and try to install form the web[ r8169-6.006.00.tar ]. when i installing as per the instructions found in the readme file i found the following errors are raised.

make clean modules

make -C src/ clean
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/r8169-6.006.00/src'

rm -rf *.o *.ko *~ core* .dep* .*.d .*.cmd *.mod.c *.a *.s .*.flags .tmp_versions Module.symvers Modules.symvers rset

make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/r8169-6.006.00/src'
make -C src/ modules

make[1]: Entering directory `/root/r8169-6.006.00/src'

make -C /lib/modules/2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp/build SUBDIRS=/root/r8169-6.006.00/src

modulesmake: *** /lib/modules/2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp/build: No such file or directory. Stop.

make: Entering an unknown directorymake: Leaving an unknown directory

make[1]: *** [modules] Error 2

make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/r8169-6.006.00/src'

make: *** [modules] Error 2

[root@localhost r8169-6.006.00]# make install

make -C src/ install

make[1]: Entering directory `/root/r8169-6.006.00/src`

install -m 744 -c r8169.ko /lib/modules/2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp/kernel/drivers/net/

install: cannot stat `r8169.ko': No such file or directory

make[1]: *** [install] Error1

make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/r8169-6.006.00/src'

make: *** [install] Error 2

I found build file link is broken. the same error is repeating when i use the another driver [r8169-6.007.00.tar]. kindly help me
Old 08-05-2008, 11:03 PM   #2
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yum install kernel-devel
(I am not too sure, but even a "yum install kernel-headers" might suffice)
Btw, try posting in the programming forum. It might get you better results. (If you do this, please mention that you have already posted it in the networking forum)


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