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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:compiling stand alone orinoco drivers error
Date:14:19:49 07/08/2006

> hi, i'm running kernel 2.6.17, and want to install the v0.13 orinoco drivers. I'm running fedora fc5, and the original distribution orinoco drivers install fine, so i'm assuming they are version 0.15. a iwpriv revealed that monitor was not turned on. I downloaded the dragorn 0.13 drivers, removed the installed modules as the doc indicated and tried to "make" and got this:
>
> [root@rockstar orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17]# make
> make -C /usr/src/kernels/2.6.17-1.2157_FC5-i686 M=/root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17 modules
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.17-1.2157_FC5-i686'
> CC [M] /root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17/orinoco_cs.o
> In file included from /root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17/orinoco_cs.c:27:
> /root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17/orinoco.h:63: warning: ‘packed’ attribute ignored for field of type ‘uint8_t[16]’
> /root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17/orinoco.h:194: warning: ‘packed’ attribute ignored for field of type ‘char[16]’
> /root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17/orinoco_cs.c: In function ‘orinoco_cs_detach’:
> /root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17/orinoco_cs.c:158: error: implicit declaration of function ‘free_orinocodev’
> make[2]: *** [/root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17/orinoco_cs.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [_module_/root/orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.17-1.2157_FC5-i686'
> make: *** [modules] Error 2
> [root@rockstar orinoco-0.13-dragorn-2.6.17]#

Looks like redhat did something to their kernel and it isn't similar enough to a regular kernel. I don't run redhat, I have no idea.

-m


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