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Old 05-14-2006, 06:13 PM   #1
NLawrence
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NDISWRAPPER can't find FC5 Kernel build


Just installed FC5 on a Presario 2100 laptop, Athlon XP2800+.
Kernel's 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5

Okay, so just upgraded to FC5 -- And they made it more 'user friendly' or something, I don't know, but I didn't see anywhere to have it install the kernel source when I was installing. I did do the kernel-devel, thinking that may have been it. But now when I go to install ndiswrapper so I can have my wireless card work, I get this message:

make -C driver
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/lawrence/Downloads/ndiswrapper-1.16/driver'
Can't find kernel build files in /lib/modules/2.6.15-1.2054_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/lawrence/Downloads/ndiswrapper-1.16/driver'
make: *** [all] Error 2

I tried pointing KBUILD to /usr/include/linux, and it still gave me the same message. I downloaded kernel-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5.src.rpm and ran the command:

rpm -ivh kernel*.src.rpm

and all seemed to go well, but I still get the same message! I'm beyond my knowledge here, can one of y'all point out what I'm doing wrong?
 
Old 05-16-2006, 06:55 PM   #2
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Check out this post. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=1#post2245217

Also use the search here and look for ' ndiswrapper fc ' for more help.

The src.rpm is a source rpm file. It uses the rpmbuild command to compile and gerneate a rpm file.

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