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Can't Compile Wifi Driver [closed]

asked 2018-04-09 01:15:01 -0500

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When I try to compile the driver for my Dlink USB wifi adapter, I'm getting the following error:

make[1]: Entering directory '/usr/src/kernels/4.15.14-300.fc27.x8664' Makefile:951: *** "Cannot generate ORC metadata for CONFIGUNWINDER_ORC=y, please install libelf-dev, libelf-devel or elfutils-libelf-devel". Stop.

I have installed elfutils-libelf-devel (even the static pacakge):

rpm -qa | grep libelf

elfutils-libelf-0.170-10.fc27.x8664 elfutils-libelf-devel-static-0.170-10.fc27.x8664 elfutils-libelf-devel-0.170-10.fc27.x86_64

I've done a full update on the system, and here's the kernel I'm running:

uname -r


The particular adapter I have is a Dlink DWA-171 Rev A1. I've done a fair bit of searching and everything says to install the package, but that hasn't helped at all. Any help would be appreciated.

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close date 2018-04-11 11:40:51.923965


Try running make V=1 to find out what exactly is failing.

ssieb gravatar imagessieb ( 2018-04-09 11:56:49 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-04-11 11:11:08 -0500

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I found a repository of someone else with drivers for that NIC that compiled fine, so I got it working. Thanks for the assistance though.

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