where to start to set up wireless?
ByteEnable at austin.rr.com
Tue Sep 14 22:07:12 UTC 2004
Trevor Smith wrote:
> On September 13, 2004 10:48 pm, ByteEnable wrote:
>>If you need to setup the NDIS wrapper also check out
> Thanks for the pointer. I have (as expected) run into a problem that I barely
> understand. Naturally I have no idea how to proceed.
> The instruction:
> * verify the utils were installed:
> o whereis loadndisdriver ndiswrapper wlan_radio_averatec_5110hx
> does not produce the expected output. In fact, I first tried 'make rpm' and it
> complained "RPM build errors: File not
> found: /usr/sbin/wlan_radio_averatec_5110hx" and sure enough, 'make install'
> also seems to be completely missing this file.
> [root at localhost ndiswrapper-0.10]# whereis loadndisdriver ndiswrapper
> loadndisdriver: /sbin/loadndisdriver
> ndiswrapper: /usr/sbin/ndiswrapper /usr/share/man/man8/ndiswrapper.8
> Questions: what the heck is wlan_radio_averatec_5110hx, why would I need it
> (my laptop is compaq, not averatec, and these instructions look to be
> generic, not brand specific), should it have been present in the ndis file,
> in my FC2 distro or what, and how can I find it?
You need to have the kernel source installed in /usr/src/.
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