Help with hostap 0.2.6 and with 0.1.3

Vivek Srivastava vivs at vt.edu
Tue Mar 8 10:45:00 EST 2005


It is a complete fresh kernel reinstall with no other software added. Is it 
still required to compile the kernel again?
Thanks
Vivek.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jar" <jar at pcuf.fi>
To: <hostap at shmoo.com>
Cc: <vivs at vt.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 10:04 AM
Subject: Re: Help with hostap 0.2.6 and with 0.1.3


>
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> This question might be a little old looking at the current hostap 
>>> versions out
>>> there. However, I am stuck with an old version of the kernel. I am 
>>> trying to
>>> install
>>> hostap-driver-0.2.6 to my RedHat Linux 9.0 box(kernel: 2.4.20-8). 
>>> Initially when I
>>> tried to install I got an error saying that it did not find a .config 
>>> file. So I
>>> went to /usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8 and did a make xconfig and created a 
>>> .config file
>>> without changing the existing kernel configuration.
>>
>> How about:
>>
>> 1. Install the kernel-source.rpm which version is the same as the current 
>> running
>> kernel.
>> 2. cd /usr/src/
>> 3. Do symbolic link linux-2.4.20-8 --> linux
>> 4. cd linux and do "make mrproper"
>> 5. copy /boot/config-2.4.20-8 /usr/src/linux/.config
>> 6. Run "make dep"
>> 7. Compile & install hostap normally
>
> 5.1. Run make oldconfig
>
> -- 
> Best Regards, Jar 





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