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I'm trying to install ndiswrapper on Fedora 8, I succesfully installed the package yesterday although I didnt get as far as getting my wireless working as my endless tinkering buggered the install, tonight I reformatted and installed Fedora 8 again, this time when I try to install ndiswrapper I am getting an error in the terminal upon using the "make" command.

Quote:
[mike@localhost ndiswrapper-1.52]$ make install
make -C driver install
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/mike/ndis/ndiswrapper-1.52/driver'
Makefile:24: *** Kernel tree not found - please set KBUILD to configured kernel. Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/mike/ndis/ndiswrapper-1.52/driver'
make: *** [install] Error 2
I have installed ndiswrapper quite a few times on Ubuntu and had my wireless working, so although I am a linux newbie I have limited experience with ndis.

What I don't get is that 1st installation of ndis was in the exact same environment as this 2nd attempt, both fresh installs on all default settings, basically this is the first I have done.

Does anyone have any pointers for me? I'm stumped :[

TIA
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You're missing your kernel sources, which you need to compile ndiswrappers.
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I've not used Fedora in ages (since core 6 ) but you should be able to run

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yum install kernel-sourcecode
to install the source code for the running kernel. After that I think you'll be OK to build the module.
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I also ran into this problem when attempting to install ndiswrapper in F8.

I just ditched it for Suse lol
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I've not used Fedora in ages (since core 6 ) but you should be able to run



to install the source code for the running kernel. After that I think you'll be OK to build the module.
But I have no internet connection in Fedora :[

Can I download that package in windows and use my pendrive to transfer it to Fedora then install it that way? If so, how?
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yes, just look for an RPM of it.

rpm -i [packagename]
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But I have no internet connection in Fedora :[

Can I download that package in windows and use my pendrive to transfer it to Fedora then install it that way? If so, how?
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yes, just look for an RPM of it.

rpm -i [packagename]
And you can run "uname -r" to figure out what kernel you have running so you can search for it's sources.
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