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NOOB QUESTION..... Im trying to install ndiswrapper Version 0.11 on my Laptop running Mandrake 10.1. My PC dosnt seem to find the build dircetory.... Wats Up....
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    Noob... Build Librarys


    NOOB QUESTION.....

    Im trying to install ndiswrapper Version 0.11 on my Laptop running Mandrake 10.1. My PC dosnt seem to find the build dircetory.... Wats Up.

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    what is the exact error you get during compilation/install?

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    The Message i get after the make command is

    make -C driver
    make[1]: Entering directory `/home/westlm01/NDIS/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver'
    Can't find kernel sources in /lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdkenterprise/build;
    give the path to kernel sources with KSRC=<path> argument to make
    make[1]: *** [prereq_check] Error 1
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/westlm01/NDIS/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver'
    make: *** [all] Error 2


    The Message i get after the comand make install is

    make -C driver install
    make[1]: Entering directory `/home/westlm01/NDIS/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver'
    make -C /lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdkenterprise/build SUBDIRS=/home/westlm01/NDIS/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver \
    NDISWRAPPER_VERSION=0.11 \
    EXTRA_VERSION= modules
    make[2]: Entering directory `/lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdkenterprise/build'
    make[2]: *** No rule to make target `modules'. Stop.
    make[2]: Leaving directory `/lib/modules/2.6.8.1-10mdkenterprise/build'
    make[1]: *** [default] Error 2
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/westlm01/NDIS/ndiswrapper-0.11/driver'
    make: *** [install] Error 2

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    you need to install the kernel source code.

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    How and where from?

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    How and where from?

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    i suggest downloading the newest kernel tarball from http://kernel.org
    a good guide to compiling your kernel can be found here (for 2.4.x kernels):
    underwar.livedns.co.il/download.asp?id=175

    or, for both kernel types: http://www.digitalhermit.com/linux/K...ild-HOWTO.html

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    To Close the Thread. I have installled the Kernel Source files off of the Mandrake 10.1 CD and now have NDISwrapper working. Thanks for all your Help.

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