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Re: Which wireless card for monitor-mode support in the *stock* kernel?

On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 07:22:18PM -0700, Joe Emenaker wrote:
> The stock Debian linux-kernel-2.6.x and/or kernel-image-2.6.x packages 
> don't seem to have that. However, the rt2500 source package is available 
> from the standard mirrors, so it's fairly easy to:
>  apt-get install rt2500-source
>  cd /usr/src
>  tar -xzf rt2500*
>  cd modules
>  cd rt2500
>  make install
> However, keep in mind that this installs the module (on *my* machine, 
> anyway) to
>   /lib/modules/2.6.12
> while my kernel modules were in
>  /lib/modules/2.6.12-686-1  (or some name like that)
> so modprobe didn't find them until I moved them from the 2.6.12 
> directory to the 2.6.12-686-1 and then rerun depmod -a

Or alternately:

apt-get install rt2500-source # This will also d/l qmodule-assistant 
module-assistant prepare  
module-assistant get rt2500
module-assistant build rt2500
dpkg -i /usr/src/rt2500-<Kernel Version>.deb

(See /usr/share/doc/rt2500-source/README.Debian)

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