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> Problem making wlan-ng, errors during make
post May 1 2006, 03:42 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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I have been slaving for weeks to get my ma111 usb wireless adapter installed properly, so i'm trying to install linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3.
It has been error after error for me, and i've got to this point and havn't been able to find a fix yet.

set -e; for d in src doc man etc; do make -C $d ; done
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src'
set -e; for d in mkmeta p80211 prism2 shared wlanctl wland nwepgen wlancfg; do make WLAN_SRC=/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/ -C $d ; done
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/mkmeta'
mkdir -p obj
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/mkmeta'
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/p80211'
make -C /home/andy/Desktop/linux-2.6.10 M='/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/p80211/.. /home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/p80211' WLAN_SRC=/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/ modules
make[3]: Entering directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-2.6.10'
CC [M] /home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/p80211/p80211mod.o
/bin/sh: scripts/genksyms/genksyms: No such file or directory
make[4]: *** [/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/p80211/p80211mod.o] Error 1
make[3]: *** [_module_/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/p80211] Error 2
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-2.6.10'
make[2]: *** [default] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src/p80211'
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/andy/Desktop/linux-wlan-ng-0.2.3/src'
make: *** [all] Error 2
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post May 3 2006, 05:50 PM
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you'll need to install kernel-source , what distro are you using ?

apt-get install kernel-source


yum install kernel-source

try now

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