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>   14. Re: Wireless, Broadcom (Rick Stevens)
> 
> Message: 14
> Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 10:46:08 -0700
> From: Rick Stevens <ricks nerd com>
> Subject: Re: Wireless, Broadcom
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement,	and advice for using

> Vincent Onelli wrote:
> >>    1. Re: Wireless, Broadcom (Roman Makurin)
> > 
> >> http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php
> >>
> > Thank you so much for the link, I download the file
> > "hybrid-portsrc-x86_32_5_10_27_6.tar.gz" and the readme files, the
> > direction are written for people that are familiar with Linux. I got
> > stuck on step 5 "make -C /lib/modules/<2.6.xx.xx>/build M='pwd'" I
> > replaced the contents of <2.6.xx.xx> with "2.6.26.6-79.fc9.i686" which
> > is the directory I found in my computer in the directory there is a file
> > "build" and yet the result No such file or directory I try also as root,
> > same problem. Any help is greatly appreciate. Vinny
> 
> You need to make sure you have the "kernel-devel" RPM installed and it's
> easier to use
> 
> 	make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd`
> 
> command.  Note that those tick marks are graves (backwards
> appostrophes), typically found on the key with the tilde ("~").

I did fallow the instructions but I could not find the file "wl.ko" in
which directory should be? I also noted some error listed during the
processing, here is all the steps that I went through and various
messages maybe you can detect what I miss or did wrong.
thank you.
  
[vinnyo localhost ~]$ cd hybrid_wl
[vinnyo localhost hybrid_wl]$ make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
M=`pwd` clean
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.26.6-79.fc9.i686'
  CLEAN   /home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/.tmp_versions
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.26.6-79.fc9.i686'
[vinnyo localhost hybrid_wl]$ make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
M=`pwd`
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.26.6-79.fc9.i686'
  LD      /home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/built-in.o
  CC [M]  /home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_linux.o
  CC [M]  /home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.o
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c: In function ‘wl_iw_get_scan’:
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:934: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:934: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:934: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ makes pointer from integer without a cast
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:934: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_event’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:939: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:939: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:939: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:939: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_point’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:947: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:947: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:947: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ makes pointer from integer without a cast
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:947: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_event’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:955: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:955: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:955: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ makes pointer from integer without a cast
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:955: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_event’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:961: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:961: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:961: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_event’ makes pointer from integer without a cast
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:961: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_event’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:973: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:973: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:973: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:973: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_point’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:981: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:981: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:981: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:981: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_point’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:992: warning: passing argument
1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:992: warning: passing argument
3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:992: warning: passing argument
4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:992: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_point’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1006: warning: passing
argument 1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1006: warning: passing
argument 3 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1006: warning: passing
argument 4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_point’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1006: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_point’
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1016: warning: passing
argument 1 of ‘iwe_stream_add_value’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1016: warning: passing
argument 4 of ‘iwe_stream_add_value’ from incompatible pointer type
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1016: warning: passing
argument 5 of ‘iwe_stream_add_value’ makes pointer from integer without
a cast
/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.c:1016: error: too few arguments
to function ‘iwe_stream_add_value’
make[1]: *** [/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.o] Error 1
make: *** [_module_/home/vinnyo/hybrid_wl] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.26.6-79.fc9.i686'
[vinnyo localhost hybrid_wl]$ 




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