[CentOS] can't "make"
jperrin at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 14:30:55 UTC 2009
On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Michael Klinosky <mpk2 at enter.net> wrote:
> I just fresh-installed 5.3 onto my laptop, and I have a problem trying
> to get wifi working. Be aware that I have 5.2 on it, and did the same
> process, and it worked great!
> I'm using http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops/WirelessAR5007EG -- as
> I did for 5.2. The problem arises in section 6:
> [mpk at a3680 madwifi-hal-0.10.5.6-r3968-20090402]$ make
> /bin/sh: line 0: cd: /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.el5/build: No such file or
> Makefile.inc:66: *** /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.el5/build is missing,
> please set KERNELPATH. Stop.
> [mpk at a3680 madwifi-hal-0.10.5.6-r3968-20090402]$ ls
> ath BuildCaps.inc hal kernelversion.c Makefile.kernel
> README release.h THANKS
> ath_hal contrib include Makefile net80211
> README.dfs scripts tools
> ath_rate COPYRIGHT INSTALL Makefile.inc patch-kernel
> regression SNAPSHOT
> Q: 'make' can be run as $ - correct?
> In another terminal:
> [root at a3680 tmp]# whatprovides build
> -bash: whatprovides: command not found
> [root at a3680 tmp]# rpm -q gcc gcc-c++ make kernel-devel
> I haven't a clue what's going on here, or how to fix it. Google's linux
> SE couldn't find any hits.
Seems you don't have the kernel-devel package installed for the kernel
Your build error is for 2.6.18-128, but your kernel-devel is for
-128.1.6. Mostly, your problems should be solved if you run a 'yum
update' and reboot. This will ensure that you've got the updated
kernel (you probably already do, but a yum update will make sure) and
that your kernel matches the kernel-devel package you have installed.
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