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DWA-525 wireless card not working in Fedora 14

asked 2012-03-29 02:13:49 -0500

amirhamzah gravatar image

updated 2014-09-28 10:33:52 -0500

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Hi.I using fedora 14 and want to install D-Link DWA-525 wireless card. I followed the step that i found on the internet from this link :!/2011/03/install-d-link-dwa-525-n-150-wireless.html

the problem is when i run the command make and make install,the output is here:

[root@localhost linux]# cd /home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217
[root@localhost DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217]# make
make -C tools
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/tools'
gcc -g bin2h.c -o bin2h
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/tools'
cp -f os/linux/Makefile.6 /home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/os/linux/Makefile
make -C /lib/modules/ SUBDIRS=/home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/os/linux modules
make: *** /lib/modules/ No such file or directory.  Stop.
make: *** [LINUX] Error 2
[root@localhost DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217]# make install
make -C /home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/os/linux -f Makefile.6 install
mkdir: cannot create directory `/etc/Wireless': File exists
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/os/linux'
rm -rf /etc/Wireless/RT2860STA
mkdir /etc/Wireless/RT2860STA
cp /home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/RT2860STA.dat /etc/Wireless/RT2860STA/.
install -d /lib/modules/
install -m 644 -c rt3562sta.ko /lib/modules/
install: cannot stat `rt3562sta.ko': No such file or directory
make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/amir/Desktop/DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217/os/linux'
make: *** [install] Error 2

why the error is happen and how to fix to make my wireless card functioning?

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answered 2012-03-29 12:33:20 -0500

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you have to prepare your system for compiling ...

  • Install the following packages: kernel-headers, kernel-devel, and gcc

    sudo yum install kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc

and try to compile again...

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answered 2012-03-30 04:08:37 -0500

Yes I agreed with Hhlp :)

-- Manoj

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