problem compiling ipw3945

Scott Lockwood scott at guppylog.com
Fri Mar 30 15:49:29 UTC 2007


On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 17:33 +0200, Luca Ferrari wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using ubuntu 6.1 and I've downloaded the ipw3945 module (1.2) to get my 
> intel  82801G working. My kernel is 2.6.17 and I think I've got all installed 
> (even sources). However, when I try to compile the module I first got the 
> message:
> $ make
>  WARNING: Your kernel contains ieee80211 symbol definitions and you
> are not using the kernel's default ieee80211 subsystem.  (Perhaps you
> used the out-of-tree ieee80211 subsystem's 'make install' or have
> provided a path to the ieee80211 subsystem via IEEE80211_INC.)
> 
> and if I try to execute with the IEEE80211_IGNORE_DUPLICATE=y as suggested, I 
> got the following error:
> 
> ERROR: A compatible subsystem was not found in the following path[s]:
> 
>         /lib/modules/2.6.17-11-386/include/ /lib/modules/2.6.17-11-386/
> 
> You need to install the ieee80211 subsystem from http://ieee80211.sf.net
> and point this build to the location where you installed those sources, eg.:
>         % make IEEE80211_INC=/usr/src/ieee80211/
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Luca

You don't need to do all of that. Install the restricted kernel modules
package for your running kernel.

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