-   Linux - Newbie (
-   -   Network Adapter driver (

symidran 11-20-2007 01:20 AM

Network Adapter driver

I have a not-so-common network adapter hardware, and the driver CD supplied with it has drivers in the formats TAR+GZIP(UNDER LINUX) and TAR(under UNIXWARE) . Is it possible to convert this to RPM or dpkg format ? I mean will i be able to use the same drivers on any other distro except slack ?

mrrangerman 11-20-2007 07:10 AM

Move the tar file into a directory untar it and cd into the new directory, then there should be a README file in it. cat the file and it should have the install instructions for you.

NOTE: You don't have to use .deb or .rpm files to install apps, it's just better to use the Package Manager as it takes care of the dependencies.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:46 PM.