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Old 05-08-2005, 01:08 AM   #1
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SuSE error message on 'make'

suSE 9.2
trying to install the ralink 2500 driver and get the following error message:

am trying to make the driver for the ralink 2500 wireless chipset. When I try to 'make' the driver I get the following errors Im a newbie. Can anyone help? I'm running SuSE 9.2.

linux:/usr/src/rt2500-1.1.0/Utilitys # cd /usr/src/rt2500-1.1.0/Module
linux:/usr/src/rt2500-1.1.0/Module # make
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.8-24-obj/i386/default'
make -C ../../../linux-2.6.8-24 O=../linux-2.6.8-24-obj/i386/default modules
/usr/src/linux-2.6.8-24/scripts/ line 11: gcc: command not found
/usr/src/linux-2.6.8-24/scripts/ line 12: gcc: command not found
CC [M] /usr/src/rt2500-1.1.0/Module/rtmp_main.o
/bin/sh: gcc: command not found
make[4]: *** [/usr/src/rt2500-1.1.0/Module/rtmp_main.o] Error 127
make[3]: *** [_module_/usr/src/rt2500-1.1.0/Module] Error 2
make[2]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[1]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.8-24-obj/i386/default'
rt2500.ko failed to build!
make: *** [module] Error 1
linux:/usr/src/rt2500-1.1.0/Module #

Any help would be appreciated....
Old 05-08-2005, 01:32 AM   #2
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Usually, the make utility takes the name of
a script file as an argument; e.g. "make install",
where "install" is a script file that contains some
shell commands.

Also, from your error messages, I'm curious if
you installed "development" packages in your
SuSE 9.2.

Good luck.
Old 05-08-2005, 02:06 AM   #3
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Thanks. I just realized I did not have gcc installed.


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