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Old 05-18-2006, 09:23 AM   #1
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Angry Ndiswrapper-1.16 installation error--HELP Please!


I am spanking new to Fedora 5 and have been ripping out my hair trying to install Ndiswrapper to use my USB Netgear WG111T card. But to no avail!!! I keep getting the error message below:

[f5@localhost ndiswrapper-1.16]$ make
make -C driver
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/f5/ndiswrapper-1.16/driver'
Can't find kernel build files in /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2111_FC5/build;
give the path to kernel build directory with
KBUILD=<path> argument to make
make[1]: *** [prereq_check] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/f5/ndiswrapper-1.16/driver'
make: *** [all] Error 2

Can anyone help me please?! I know I have to "link
to the kernel source from
the modules directory. The command

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

should have at least 'include' directory and '.config' file." according to the INSTALL direction but I am having no luck since I keep getting errors no matter what I do!!! Any help would be greatly appreciated...and remember I am new so please give dummy proof advice...ha ha...Thanks!
Old 05-18-2006, 09:57 AM   #2
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Did you install the kernel headers package for your kernel?
Old 05-18-2006, 10:04 AM   #3
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I am not sure what that means, unfortunately. Where should I download that and where should I place it in? If you can help me, you're a lifesaver!!! At this rate I will be bald by the end of the week
Old 05-18-2006, 12:25 PM   #4
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OMG!!! After some more googling with your advice, Ndiswrapper got installed!!!! Thank you so I have to go and install the drivers


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