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Re: Wireless, Broadcom



> Message: 13
> Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2008 12:48:02 +0300
> From: Roman Makurin <drolyk gmail com>
> Subject: Re: Wireless, Broadcom
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement,	and advice for using
> 	Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Message-ID: <1225878482 3359 2 camel ar2 protva-net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
> > 
> > > 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]$ 
> > 
> 
> Look at https://bugzilla.rpmfusion.org/show_bug.cgi?id=96

I could not connect to the above link a message came on give me 2 choice
 "get me out of here" and "add exception" adding exception indicate high
security risk, I decided not to go forward. any advice? thank you.  


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