Install Hostap in Fedora Core 2

Amal Al Hajeri amal at etisalat-nis.ae
Sun Jun 20 23:58:05 EDT 2004


Hi  All,

Am trying to configure the intel WLAN 2100 adapter in my Dell Latitude
D600 Laptop with Fedora Core 2 installation , for that, one of the
requirements is to install hostap. I managed to execute the 'make'
command sucessfuly after i copied the kernel .config file as follows:

cd /usr/src/linux-2.6.5-1.358/
cp configs/kernel-2.6.5-i686.config .config

I then changed the kernel path in the Makefile to be:

KERNEL_PATH=/lib/modules/2.6.5-1.358/build/

Execution of 'make' command:

hostap-driver-0.1.3]# make
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.5-1.358/build/
SUBDIRS=/home/xmxl/tools/wireless/intel_WLAN_2100/hostap-driver-0.1.3/driver/modules \
       
MODVERDIR=/home/xmxl/tools/wireless/intel_WLAN_2100/hostap-driver-0.1.3/driver/modules modules
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.5-1.358'
  Building modules, stage 2.
  MODPOST
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.5-1.358'
make install_all_info
make[1]: Entering directory
`/home/xmxl/tools/wireless/intel_WLAN_2100/hostap-driver-0.1.3'
*** Become superuser and 'make install' to install the modules. ***
make[1]: Leaving directory
`/home/xmxl/tools/wireless/intel_WLAN_2100/hostap-driver-0.1.3'
d/ <---- this change was recommended in one of the posts in one mailing
list


When i do 'make install' i get the following error:

[root at localhost hostap-driver-0.1.3]# make install
make install_check
make[1]: Entering directory
`/home/xmxl/tools/wireless/intel_WLAN_2100/hostap-driver-0.1.3'
Module installation directory not valid:
'/lib/modules/2.6.5-1.358custom'
Most probable cause for this is modified kernel headers.
You will need to install module file (driver/modules/hostap*.{,k}o)
manually.
make[1]: *** [install_check] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory
`/home/xmxl/tools/wireless/intel_WLAN_2100/hostap-driver-0.1.3'
make: *** [install_2.6] Error 2

Any help is highly appreciated :)

Amal





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