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Hello all, I just installed RedHat 9 (shrike) on my pc and I'm trying to get my Linksys WMP11 wireless card to work. The card is the new version with ...
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    Wireless networking in RedHat 9


    Hello all,

    I just installed RedHat 9 (shrike) on my pc and I'm trying to get my Linksys WMP11 wireless card to work. The card is the new version with the INPROCOMM chipset. I downloaded Linuxant's DriverLoader which claims to be capable of using windows drivers in Linux. BUT, when I try to install the TAR file I'm prompted with the following:

    Where is the linux source build directory that matches your running kernel?

    I don't know the location of this directory... any ideas?

    here's my uname -a:
    [root@localhost root]# uname -a
    Linux localhost.localdomain 2.4.20-8 #1 Thu Mar 13 17:18:24 EST 2003 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux

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    Great question. I am trying to load Cisco VPN software and get the same question, but can't find the source. Hopefully someone can provide the answer.

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    Yea... I've come across it in many of my searches and never really got a clear answer.

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    What is your distro?

    Kernel source is not normally installed unless you ask for it. There is generally a separate package that has the source to match your kernel. On Redhat, Fedora, Mandrake it will be an rpm. For example in Redhat 9 the kernel source is found in
    • kernel-source-2.4.20-8.i386.rpm

    On Debian it will be a .deb package.

    Mike

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    yep google for the kernel source that you need for redhat kernel then install it using the rpm peace.

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    based on my uname -a output above, do i need an i386, i686, or athlon version of this rpm??

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    if you have an athlon and used up2date and installed everything then your using teh athlon sources as your kernel mostl likely but do this
    uname -r that will tell you the exact kernel you're using

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