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Author Topic: Problems compiling rtl8185 wifi driver  (Read 9179 times)

niki40

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Problems compiling rtl8185 wifi driver
« on: January 20, 2009, 12:57:53 PM »

Hi everybody!

I´m having problems installing RTL 8185 driver for WiFi downloaded from factory page (Realtek)
The file is "rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007.tar.gz" and when try to compile it gaves me next error:

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./ieee80211/
./ieee80211/ieee80211_module.c
./ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c
./ieee80211/tags
./ieee80211/Makefile
./ieee80211/ieee80211_crypt_tkip.c
./ieee80211/ieee80211_softmac.c
./ieee80211/readme
./ieee80211/ieee80211_crypt_ccmp.c
./ieee80211/ieee80211.h
./ieee80211/ieee80211_tx.c
./ieee80211/ieee80211_softmac_wx.c
./ieee80211/ieee80211_crypt.h
./ieee80211/ieee80211_wx.c
./ieee80211/license
./ieee80211/ieee80211_crypt_wep.c
./ieee80211/ieee80211_crypt.c
rtl8185/
rtl8185/README.adhoc
rtl8185/r8180_sa2400.h
rtl8185/Makefile
rtl8185/copying
rtl8185/README.master
rtl8185/r8180.h
rtl8185/install
rtl8185/r8180_max2820.h
rtl8185/r8180_max2820.c
rtl8185/r8180_rtl8225.h
rtl8185/r8180_wx.h
rtl8185/authors
rtl8185/tags
rtl8185/r8180_pm.c
rtl8185/r8180_hw.h
rtl8185/r8180_gct.c
rtl8185/r8180_gct.h
rtl8185/r8180_rtl8225.c
rtl8185/readme
rtl8185/r8180_93cx6.h
rtl8185/ieee80211.h
rtl8185/license
rtl8185/r8180_pm.h
rtl8185/changes
rtl8185/r8180_rtl8225z2.c
rtl8185/r8180_wx.c
rtl8185/r8180_rtl8255.c
rtl8185/r8180_93cx6.c
rtl8185/r8180_sa2400.c
rtl8185/r8180_core.c
rtl8185/r8180_rtl8255.h
rtl8185/ieee80211_crypt.h
rm -f *.mod.c *.mod *.o .*.cmd *.ko
rm -rf /home/e-smith/files/ibays/Primary/files/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007/ieee80211/tmp
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.9-78.0.8.EL/build M=/home/e-smith/files/ibays/Primary/files/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007/ieee80211 CC=gcc modules
make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.9-78.0.8.EL/build: No existe el fichero o el directorio.  Alto.
make: *** [modules] Error 2

rm -f *.mod.c *.mod *.o .*.cmd *.ko *~
rm -rf /home/e-smith/files/ibays/Primary/files/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007/rtl8185/tmp
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.9-78.0.8.EL/build M=/home/e-smith/files/ibays/Primary/files/rtl8185_linux_26.1027.0823.2007/rtl8185 CC=gcc modules
make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.9-78.0.8.EL/build: No existe el fichero o el directorio.  Alto.
make: *** [modules] Error 2


Then I can´t install covachilli as well
Any ideas please?

Thanks a lot
Regards
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Stefano

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Re: Problems compiling rtl8185 wifi driver
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2009, 01:07:01 PM »

Hi

first of all this is not the right place to discuss.. it should be in "general discussions"

that said.. you can't compile on SME because there are no dev tools.. the best you can do is install a small centos 4.7 with dev tools and the same kernle as SME, compile your module and then copy it on SME..

BTW, SME does not support wifi, so, IMHO, you are wasting your time.. if you need something to create an acceso point/captive portale ecc you should take a look to another distro.

Ciao
Stefano
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