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Re: Netgear MA111 problem

I just went through this ordeal. I made it work by rebuilding the kernel

Install the kernel source rpm.

Edit the spec file so it doesn't build the smp kernel.

touch /etc/beehive (look up name in the spec file) so the kernel doesn't
add the username to the kernel version.

rpmbuild -qb <spec-file>

Then tell linux-wlan-ng the kernel source is in

The above is from memory, you will need to double check commands etc and
read the spec file carefully. I am pretty annoyed at the pain level
required to build this driver, however I felt I gained some insight into
how to rebuild rpm's which offset the pain some :)

Email me of list if you have anymore questions.


On Thu, 2004-06-17 at 06:13, PFJ wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm following the instructions for getting the Netgear MA111 from
> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/history/89893.
> I am up to the part where I have to enter the path to the kernel source.
> When I enter /usr/src/linux-2.6.6-1.435, the config script fails
> complaining that while the kernel sources are where I say they are, they
> are incomplete and advising me obtain the sources from the likes of
> kernel.org
> Is there anything missing from the current source tree or am I safe to
> download the 2.6.7 tree from kernel org and point the script to that?
> Paul

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