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  1. #11

    And i tried to google just a regular download for the whole driver (like i did for the orinoco driver i already have..) and it keeps going to the same driver that i have already. soo. idk. ill keep googling and see if i can find it, but im not sure.

  2. #12
    It is very difficult to set up a wireless without a wired internet connection available. Is there no way you can temporarily use a wired connection to the internet? Maybe at a friends house.

    Before you do anything, be sure that the correct driver isn't already loading. I have asked you twice for the output of this command, and now I ask a third time.
    It is very important, so please post it!

    There is a Windows application for SVN, TortoiseSVN. I have used is before, but it was a long time ago.
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  3. #13
    There is another way to download the driver. It is available as a compressed tarball:

    This is the complete driver, not just the USB driver. The USB driver is in the /orinoco/branches/usb folder. You should be able to compile it the same. You do need the kernel source installed, which should be available from the installation DVD.
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  5. #14
    Oops, sorry about that. got caught up with the other stuff i forgot to post that. It is as follows:

    Module                  Size  Used by
    fuse                   38485  2 
    vfat                   13249  1 
    fat                    45277  1 vfat
    nls_utf8                5825  1 
    rfcomm                 36825  0 
    l2cap                  25537  9 rfcomm
    bluetooth              49316  4 rfcomm,l2cap
    autofs4                20421  2 
    sunrpc                140765  1 
    nf_conntrack_ipv4      11717  2 
    ipt_REJECT              7617  2 
    iptable_filter          6465  1 
    ip_tables              14213  1 iptable_filter
    nf_conntrack_ipv6      18769  2 
    xt_state                6081  4 
    nf_conntrack           51977  3 nf_conntrack_ipv4,nf_conntrack_ipv6,xt_state
    nfnetlink               8281  3 nf_conntrack_ipv4,nf_conntrack_ipv6,nf_conntrack
    xt_tcpudp               6977  8 
    ip6t_ipv6header         6209  2 
    ip6t_REJECT             8257  2 
    ip6table_filter         6337  1 
    ip6_tables             15109  2 ip6t_ipv6header,ip6table_filter
    x_tables               14277  7 ipt_REJECT,ip_tables,xt_state,xt_tcpudp,ip6t_ipv6header,ip6t_REJECT,ip6_tables
    loop                   16581  0 
    dm_mirror              21697  0 
    dm_multipath           18249  0 
    dm_mod                 46465  2 dm_mirror,dm_multipath
    radeon                114145  2 
    drm                    67028  3 radeon
    ipv6                  245989  14 nf_conntrack_ipv6,ip6t_REJECT
    snd_intel8x0           30429  3 
    snd_ac97_codec         92389  1 snd_intel8x0
    ac97_bus                6081  1 snd_ac97_codec
    snd_seq_dummy           6725  0 
    snd_seq_oss            29889  0 
    snd_seq_midi_event      9793  1 snd_seq_oss
    snd_seq                44849  5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
    snd_seq_device         10061  3 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
    snd_pcm_oss            37569  0 
    usb_storage            73345  1 
    snd_mixer_oss          16705  1 snd_pcm_oss
    e100                   33997  0 
    snd_pcm                63685  3 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
    mii                     8385  1 e100
    iTCO_wdt               13797  0 
    iTCO_vendor_support     7109  1 iTCO_wdt
    irda                  106617  0 
    battery                14025  0 
    snd_timer              20549  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
    ac                      8133  0 
    parport_pc             26981  0 
    button                 10321  0 
    snd                    43461  15 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer
    parport                32393  1 parport_pc
    crc_ccitt               6081  1 irda
    soundcore               9633  1 snd
    serio_raw               9029  0 
    snd_page_alloc         11337  2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
    floppy                 53125  0 
    joydev                 11649  0 
    sg                     31965  0 
    sr_mod                 17509  1 
    cdrom                  33889  1 sr_mod
    ata_piix               16709  3 
    ata_generic             8901  0 
    libata                 99633  2 ata_piix,ata_generic
    sd_mod                 27329  5 
    scsi_mod              119757  5 usb_storage,sg,sr_mod,libata,sd_mod
    ext3                  110665  1 
    jbd                    52457  1 ext3
    mbcache                10177  1 ext3
    uhci_hcd               23633  0 
    ohci_hcd               21445  0 
    ehci_hcd               31693  0
    Okay, and thanks for finding that download. I'll check that out, sounds easy enough. Ill also check out that kernel source thing, like i said, im new to linux so im kinda confused about a lot of the stuff yet.

  6. #15

    I wanted to make sure that there wasn't already a wireless driver loading, as this could conflict with any new driver you compile. I don't see anything, so your good to go.

    You should at least try to download the SVN driver using the Windows app, TortoiseSVN. You may find it interesting, and actually learn something new.

    As for the kernel source, it may be called kernel-devel-(kernel version). To find your kernel version, use this command.
    uname -r
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  7. #16
    Okay, sounds good. i downloaded that tar from sourceforge and im about to start installing it.

    and i used that command to check my kernel version. it came out as:


  8. #17
    Okay, so I guess my issue here is that I need a newer kernel source or w/e. 'Cause it keeps telling me:

    Makefile:8: *** Kernel tree not found - please set KERNEL_PATH. Stop.

  9. #18
    You are using the stock installation kernel, so the sources you need will be on the DVD. There are two versions, i586 and i686. To see which you have, use this command.
    uname -rm
    Chances are that you need the i686 version, so start up the Add/Remove Software program from the menu and look for this.


    You may need more programs installed. Gcc is one of them. Any errors you get will usually tell you what is missing. Just keep fixing the errors until it stops complaining.
    Last edited by waterhead; 09-24-2008 at 12:06 AM.
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  10. #19
    Ok so, when i load up the add/remove software thing, it tells me it can't load it up possibly because i have no network connection, and then it gives me the option to close or go to the repository manager. when i click on the manager, i dont see what you posted. So, i guess that's the wrong thing, lol.

    BUT, idk if it matters, but i downloaded an rpm file for a kernel source. it's named "kernel-devel-" (btw, i got it from The Linux Kernel Archives) i also downloaded that gcc program as a tgz.gz file. Just a head's up.

  11. #20
    It is best to get the needed files from the DVD. When you open the repository manager, there should be an option for "InstallMedia". Put a check in this box, and remove any checks in other boxes.
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