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RE: Debian sarge 3.1r2 and Intel 537EP chipset modem
Ok. I got the file and installed it and could compile with succes! The modem is up and running (some minor problems but nothing to be worried about). As always, thanks a lot!
De: Marvin Stodolsky [mailto:email@example.com]
Enviado el: Miércoles, 06 de Septiembre de 2006 09:57 p.m.
Para: Carlos Marcano Velasquez
Asunto: Re: Debian sarge 3.1r2 and Intel 537EP chipset modem
RE: install the kernel-kbuild-2.6.8-2 package?
You need http://packages.debian.org/stable/devel/kernel-kbuild-2.6-3
"This package provides kbuild tools for Linux kernel 2.6. It is used together with the kernel-headers packages to build out-of-tree kernel modules."
On 9/6/06, Carlos Marcano Velasquez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.
> Let me see if I get it: I might get to compile the driver if I install
> the kernel-kbuild-2.6.8-2 package?
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Marvin Stodolsky [mailto:email@example.com]
> Enviado el: Miércoles, 06 de Septiembre de 2006 06:34 p.m.
> Para: Carlos Marcano Velasquez
> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Asunto: Re: Debian sarge 3.1r2 and Intel 537EP chipset modem
> For Debian a package kernel-kbuild-2.6-3 (or similar) is beeded to
> support driver compiling. In addition to kernel-headers-2.6.8-2-386
> you likely will need a dependent kernel-headers-2.6.8-2. Other Debian
> related Distros such as Ubuntu have by passed the need for the scripts
> in kernel-kbuild-2.6-3 which guide kernel-header usage.
> On 9/6/06, Carlos Marcano Velasquez <email@example.com> wrote:
> > (Sorry if this is a double posting, I can´t see my previous emails
> > at the list)
> > Hi list.
> > After succesfully installing my 537EP Intel chipset modem with
> > Ubuntu Dapper (6.06.1 LTS), I am now trying to do the same with
> > Debian "sarge" 3.1r2.
> > I thought that as Ubuntu is Debian based I could manage to get the
> > modem working easylly but, oh lord, how wrong I was. This is my
> > problem, and please forgive me if this is more of a "linux" related
> > problem than a linmodem one:
> > In order to compile the driver for the modem (by the way I am using
> > the sameone I used for ubuntu, from the Intel site) I need to
> > install the "build-essential" packages (make and related stuff) and
> > the "linux-headers" one. I am on 2.6.8-2-386 kernel and as far as I
> > can see the "linux-headers" package was called "kernel-headers" for
> > my kernel version. Ok, I got it from the Debian disks. Then I made
> > "make clean", that went fine but when I try "make 537" I get a
> > "kernel source missing" message. I have tried the typical "apt-get
> > install kernel-source-2.6.8-2-386" but without luck... Am I missing
> > something?
> > Thanks in advance for your time and help.
> > Regards,
> > Carlos.