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Author Topic: realtek driver fails to compile (VL7.0 RC2 Live)  (Read 2044 times)
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« on: June 22, 2011, 04:12:58 pm »

My wired networking works fine by default in VL 7.0 RC2 Live, but when I try to compile the driver for the wireless (that I got from the realtek site), I get this error when running make:

make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.38.7'
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `modules'.  Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.38.7'
make: *** [all] Error 2

From some research, I think I need the kernel-headers package. Gslapt shows that kernel-headers is installed, but it's for 2.6.38.3, not the 2.6.38.7 that's currently in VL 7.0 RC2. Does that matter? If so, where do I get the newer version, and if not, what else might be wrong?

(I put this in Hardware & Drivers since it's not really a "bug report")
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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2011, 05:08:29 pm »

Pls post your out of lspci, lsmod...thanks
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2011, 06:13:15 pm »

lspci:
Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS880 Host Bridge
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780/RS880 PCI to PCI bridge (int gfx)
00:04.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0)
00:05.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 1)
00:06.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] RS780 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 2)
00:11.0 SATA controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 SATA Controller [IDE mode]
00:12.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI0 Controller
00:12.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0 USB OHCI1 Controller
00:12.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB EHCI Controller
00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI0 Controller
00:13.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0 USB OHCI1 Controller
00:13.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB EHCI Controller
00:14.0 SMBus: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 SMBus Controller (rev 3c)
00:14.2 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA)
00:14.3 ISA bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 LPC host controller
00:14.4 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h Processor HyperTransport Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h Processor Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h Processor DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h Processor Miscellaneous Control
00:18.4 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 10h Processor Link Control
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M860G [Mobility Radeon 4100]
02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvB Wireless LAN Controller (rev 10)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 02)


lsmod:
Code:
Module                  Size  Used by
r8169                  28956  0
8139too                14711  0
snd_seq_dummy           1047  0
snd_seq_oss            21919  0
snd_seq_midi_event      3936  1 snd_seq_oss
snd_seq                36784  5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_seq_device          3978  3 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
snd_pcm_oss            28733  0
snd_mixer_oss          10601  2 snd_pcm_oss
powernow_k8            11089  0
speedstep_lib           2566  0
freq_table              1771  1 powernow_k8
mperf                    953  1 powernow_k8
radeon                566097  3
snd_hda_codec_realtek   203737  1
snd_hda_intel          16338  3
snd_hda_codec          50634  2 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel
ttm                    40052  1 radeon
snd_hwdep               4213  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm                48863  3 snd_pcm_oss,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
drm_kms_helper         19476  1 radeon
drm                   126262  5 radeon,ttm,drm_kms_helper
snd_timer              13063  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
rtc_cmos                7153  0
thermal                 6458  0
fan                     1858  0
rtc_core               12059  1 rtc_cmos
agpgart                19320  2 ttm,drm
uvcvideo               47304  0
snd                    36141  15 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_timer
processor              21878  1 powernow_k8
video                   9832  0
rtc_lib                 1547  1 rtc_core
videodev               46672  1 uvcvideo
soundcore               3740  2 snd
joydev                  7114  0
sg                     18105  0
i2c_algo_bit            3726  1 radeon
i2c_piix4               6660  0
thermal_sys            10226  4 thermal,fan,video,processor
battery                 8531  0
ac                      2485  0
button                  3869  0
rfkill                 11023  0
snd_page_alloc          5232  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
mii                     2838  2 r8169,8139too
sp5100_tco              3548  0
shpchp                 18763  0
k10temp                 2039  0
evdev                   6678  9
hwmon                   1109  3 radeon,thermal_sys,k10temp
i2c_core               13669  6 radeon,drm_kms_helper,drm,videodev,i2c_algo_bit,i2c_piix4
pcmcia                 25849  0
pcmcia_core             8906  1 pcmcia
fuse                   51496  3
aufs                  181090  3440
squashfs               19675  11
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2011, 06:47:00 pm »

sorry...forgot to ask to post ifconfig -a too...  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2011, 08:46:20 pm »

what version did you download?
I downloaded this one rtl8192se_linux_2.6.0019.1207.2010.tar.gz and it built on VL7.0 no problems.
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2011, 09:29:43 pm »

Quote
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.38.7'
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `modules'.  Stop.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.38.7'
make: *** [all] Error 2
building drivers in the live version will not work there is no kernel source due to size  constraints. If everything else works suggest you should install the full STD release and you should be able to build any driver you need. The live CD is meant for demo purposes and because of size contraints even installing it to your hd will leave a lot missing versus the STD install.

Cheers,
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2011, 04:22:57 am »

Ok, thanks. I might do that.
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