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Old 06-14-2010, 12:22 AM   #1
subbu.chen
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FATAL Error on Interfacing USB Wifi dongle with Linux (Fedora 8):


Hi,
Trying to Interface USB Wifi Dongle with Linux (Fedoracore 8)

While giving modprobe zd1211rw following FATAL Error throws;

[root@localhost linux-2.6.22.18]# /sbin/modprobe zd1211rw //////////////modprobe command
WARNING: Error inserting ieee80211_crypt (/lib/modules/2.6.23.1-42.fc8/
kernel/net/ieee80211/ieee80211_crypt.ko): Invalid module format
WARNING: Error inserting ieee80211 (/lib/modules/2.6.23.1-42.fc8/
kernel/net/ieee80211/ieee80211.ko): Invalid module format
WARNING: Error inserting ieee80211softmac (/lib/modules/
2.6.23.1-42.fc8/kernel/net/ieee80211/softmac/ieee80211softmac.ko):
Invalid module format
FATAL: Error inserting zd1211rw (/lib/modules/2.6.23.1-42.fc8/kernel/
drivers/net/wireless/zd1211rw/zd1211rw.ko): Invalid module format
------------------------------------------------------------------
[root@localhost linux-2.6.22.18]# /sbin/modinfo /lib/modules/
2.6.23.1-42.fc8/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/zd1211rw/zd1211rw.ko ///////////// modinfo command
filename: /lib/modules/2.6.23.1-42.fc8/kernel/drivers/net/
wireless/zd1211rw/zd1211rw.ko
version: 1.0
author: Daniel Drake
author: Ulrich Kunitz
description: USB driver for devices with the ZD1211 chip.
license: GPL
srcversion: 73DC7A2A237689AB5FBB16B
alias: usb:v0ACEp20FFd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*
depends: ieee80211softmac,ieee80211
vermagic: 2.6.22.18 mod_unload ARMv5
--------------------------------------------------------------------
[root@localhost modules]# ls ///////////////// /lib/modules
2.6.22.18 2.6.23.1-42.fc8

---------------------------------------------------------------------
[root@localhost zd1211rw]# pwd
/lib/modules/2.6.22.18/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/zd1211rw ////////////////// zd1211rw.ko file under 2.6.22.18
[root@localhost zd1211rw]# ls -l
total 116
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 106654 2010-06-11 18:13 zd1211rw.ko
---------------------------------------------------------------------

[root@localhost zd1211rw]# pwd
/lib/modules/2.6.23.1-42.fc8/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/zd1211rw //////////////////> zd1211rw.ko file under 2.6.23.1-42.fc8
[root@localhost zd1211rw]# ls -l
total 116
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 106654 2010-06-11 16:27 zd1211rw.ko
------------------------------------------------------------------------
How to overcome this FATAL Error? What prerequisites need to check?

Thanks,
Subbu
 
Old 06-14-2010, 06:07 AM   #2
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