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Re: compiling ndiswrapper

On 4/22/06, James Westby <jw+debian@jameswestby.net> wrote:

> Yes, headers are sufficient, they contain all the necessary header
> files to compile against the kernel, hence the name. However make is
> looking for them in /usr/src/linux, but they are not there.
> You can
> a) symlink /usr/src/linux/ to your headers
> /usr/src/linux-headers-`uname -r`
> b) call
> KSRC=/usr/src/linux-headers-`uname -r` make
> The error message from make explains this well I think.
> The disadvantage of a is that you need to change your symlink when you
> change your kernel, or make will succeed, but the module will be for
> the wrong kernel.
> The disadvantage of b is remembering to do it everytime.

Thanks for the response. I used method b.

> P.S. when I read your mails they are all on one line making it very
> difficult to read, and I sometimes give up part way through. It
> appears my mail server converts from base64 to 8bit before I get them,
> and this may be the cause. I would appreciate it if you would check
> your setup to make sure you are sending well formatted mails.

I am using gmail web interface. I do not know how this happens and how
to avoid it? I will be thankful if I am advised how to go about it?

linux user No.205042

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