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Old 04-13-2007, 01:45 PM   #1
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Question Problem Running MAKE

I have recently installed SimplyMEPIS, and am having trouble compiling ndiswrapper-1.41. When I follow the instructions posted on the MEPIS Wiki, I keep getting the following error:
Cant find kernel build files in /lib/modules/2.6.15-27-desktop/build:
give the path to kernel build directory with:
KBUILD=<path> argument to make
As a Linux newbie, I have no idea what to do next. Did I not install a required component? Do I need to adjust my path? Help, please!!
Old 04-13-2007, 02:00 PM   #2
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Why don't you use ndiswrapper that comes with mepis?
Old 04-13-2007, 02:22 PM   #3
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Let me know the results of

ls /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build


ls /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/kernel
Old 04-13-2007, 04:40 PM   #4
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ChunkyDrew, if you still want to compile ndiswrapper, try this as root:

ln -s /usr/src/linux-`uname -r` /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build

notice the backticks above.

Now try to compile ndiswrapper.

Hopefully it will work.


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