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Old 08-26-2008, 08:32 AM   #1
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how to install ethernet card driver- ATHEROS AR8121 on FC9

Hi gentlemen,

Could you please help me to install the driver for the ethernet card of ATHEROS AR8121 on Fedora core 9?
I have the source files from Atheros but when i "make", it turns out "MAKE FILE: 62 *** LINUX KERNEL SOURCE NOT FOUND. STOP".
The current kernel on my PC is 2.6.25-14.fc9.i686


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kernel source

yum install kernel-devel

as root of course

Old 10-14-2008, 11:55 AM   #3
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Atheros driver

Originally Posted by jkzfixme View Post
yum install kernel-devel

as root of course

I'm gonna sound very sarcastic.. but Yum would rather like a working network card.. So kernel source installation is very tricky before the module is working...
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Then just download the kernel source RPM to another machine and move it over with a USB stick or a cdrom or whatever is convenient, then use the rpm command to install it.


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