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  1. #1

    [SOLVED] fc9 wireless problem

    just got fc9 installed on my laptop, but couldnt get the wireless internet to work. looked around and found this website:
    b43 - Linux Wireless

    tar xjf b43-fwcutter-011.tar.bz2
    cd b43-fwcutter-011

    was doing fine till I got down to "make" where I got an error message:

    [root@armisael b43-fwcutter-011]# make
    cc -Os -fomit-frame-pointer -std=c99 -Wall -pedantic -D_BSD_SOURCE -DFWCUTTER_VERSION_=011 -c -o fwcutter.o fwcutter.c
    make: cc: Command not found
    make: *** [fwcutter.o] Error 127

    cant really figure out what I did wrong, any help would be great, thanks

  2. #2
    Linux Guru smolloy's Avatar
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    Which distro are you using?

    It looks like you don't have a compiler (which is normal for a lot of distros), but it will be an easy enough job to fix that. Just let us know which distro you're using, and we'll see if we can help.
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  3. #3
    I am running fedora core 9 64 bits on an acer ferrari 4006 laptop

    and according to this page Supported Broadcom devices - Linux Wireless

    I should have a broadcom 4318 wireless chip

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    Linux Engineer khafa's Avatar
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    Apr 2008
    Tokyo, Japan

    install gcc. run the following command
    su -
    yum -y install gcc gcc++
    i supposed that you have a repository that contains development tools. if you dont have any valid repository you can add Livna by going to the next page
    livna autoinstaller and click "Fedora 9 repository RPM"
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  6. #5
    got it working, thanks a lot

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