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Re: ipw2200 installation

Koen Vermeer said...
> On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 09:46 +0100, marc wrote:
> > What I would like to know is whether this is a genuine requirement for 
> > IPW2200 and why. In other words, I want to understand why this is 
> > necessary.
> No, it isn't a requirement to have that line in /etc/fstab. The
> requirement is only that you have sysfs mounted as /sys. On my Debian
> system, /etc/init.d/mountvirtfs takes care of mounting /sys, and I don't
> have the line in /etc/fstab, yet ipw2200 works.

It seems that /etc/init.d/mountvirtfs and this thread 
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2003/12/msg01149.html might provide 
some answers. /sysfs is already mounted regardless of fstab.

Now I can get on and compile and install IPW2200 :-)


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