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Re: Ethernet via PCMCIA



On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 03:37:41PM +0200, Schoppitsch Dieter wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I just bought a (16bit) PCMCIA EthernetCard (Netgear FA411)
> and want to connect to the company`s (Win2k)-network.
> 
> But installing PCMCIA is not easy (tried it the first time) -
> here is what I did:
...
> * untared this package in /usr/src/pcmcia-cs-3.1.20
> * made 'make config' (as I did it for another machine I had to use
> the Linux source directory /usr/src/kernel-source-2.0.38
> * tried 'make all' - like the PCMCIA-Howto tolds and got the
> error messages:
> - make[1]: *** [cs.o] Error 1
> - make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/pcmcia-cs-3.1.20/modules
> - make: *** [all] Error 2

Try it like this: the pcmcia-cs directory should be in /usr/src/modules
(you can symlink to /usr/src/pcmcia-cs-3.1.20).  Make sure you used the
debian source (apt-get install pcmcia-source)
Then compile it by running "make-kpkg modules_image" from /usr/src/linux.  
That might help your compilation problems, and will automatically
generate the pcmcia-cs deb file.

You can compile the kernel similarly with "make-kpkg kernel_image".

You can find more detail in the Debian README in /usr/share/doc/pcmcia-cs.

Drew

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