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RE: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card, A Complete NO-GO



> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com 
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Louis Lagendijk
> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 10:00 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card, A Complete NO-GO
> 
> On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 15:11 -0400, Dan wrote:
> > Tomas Larsson wrote:
> > >> -----Original Message-----
> > >> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com 
> > >> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Rick Stevens
> > >> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 7:47 PM
> > >> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> > >> Subject: RE: FC4 And Dlink DWL-G630 WiFi card, A Complete NO-GO
> > >>
> > >> On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 16:07 +0200, Tomas Larsson wrote:
> > >>     
> > >>> After struggling for one and a half day, it is a 
> complete no-go to 
> > >>> install this in FC4.
> > >>> The original drivers don't work, crashes the kernel with a
> > >>>       
> > >> reboot as result.
> > >>     
> > >>> Ndiswrapper will not install due to the stacksize, using the 
> > >>> reccomended 16K kernel, and the result is invalid module-format.
> > >>>       
> > >> Uhm, did you rebuild the kernel for the large stacks?  Both the 
> > >> module and the kernel must be built with large 
> stacks...you can't 
> > >> mix them.
> > >>
> > >>     
> > >
> > > Yes, I did. I downloaded the new 16k kernel-devel and 
> rebuild the module(s).
> > >
> You downloaded the kernel-devel package, but did you rebuild 
> the kernel?
> >From the above I get the impression you did not rebuild it, just
> downloaded the kernel-devel package only, not the kernel 
> modules, not the kernel itself... 
> > >   
> > Did you try the ndiswrapper RPM/kmod from livna?
> > -Dan
I downloaded the rebuild 16 k kernel and the 16k kernel-dev from
Linuxant, as per instructions at ndiswrapper's homepage.


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