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problem blending a kernel-headers package with a kernel source-package

On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 09:23:02 -0600, Kent West wrote:

>Mark Healey wrote:
>>There is no networking.  I need to build a module for my nic which
>>doesn't have a .deb package.  I have the source but need the kernel
>>source which wasn't installed.  I discovered that unilike what many
>>people told me I don't need to rebuild the kernel.
>I fought with a machine last week that had a broadcom nic. I found that
>I could not get it to work with a 2.2 kernel without recompiling the
>kernel, which I did, just long enough to hit the network so I could
>upgrade to a 2.4 kernel. It's been a week, so I'm not sure I remember
>correctly, but I think it worked out of the box with the 2.4 kernel.

As far as I can tell it works with the Tigon but not the 4401.  I'm
pretty sure they use different chips.

>I would suggest you break these issues out into separate email threads,
>and give each thread a meaninful subject line, like "broadcom nic fails
>on 2.2 kernel" or "X tries to start on boot but can't" or "mouse not
>detected in X" or "mouse not detected in console" or "mouse not detected
>in console or X".


Anyway, here's a more specific question.

I have kernel-source-2.4.18 installed expanded and extracted and the
symbolic link created.

I installed kernel-headers-2.4.18-bf2.4.  It created a directory of
the same name in /usr/src.

I have the bcm440x source expanded and extracted.

When I try to make it it gives me an error about a file it can't find.
The file isn't where it is looking.

I need to know how to blend the kernel-header files with the
kernel-source so the file from the headers package are where they
would be if I actual built the kernel.

Please leave this.  It is a filter term
Mark Healey
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ASUS A87V8X mobo w AMD Athalon
	Broadcom 4401 onboard nic
	with static IP Address
ATI All-In-Wonder 9700 Video card.
	Sampo Alphascan 17mx monitor

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