[IAEP] SoaS & rlt8102e problems

Cherry Withers cwithers at ekindling.org
Sun Feb 28 19:00:39 EST 2010

Hi Tim,

Thanks. But I can't do "yum" because it relies on a network connection which
I don't have in the first place. At least
that's how I thought it works.



On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Tim McNamara
<paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz>wrote:

> On 1 March 2010 12:11, Cherry Withers <cwithers at ekindling.org> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I've been trying to run SoaS on both my Windows XP and Vista netbooks and
>> ran into the problem of not being able get a wifi access. So I went through
>> these exercise:
>> 1) downloaded the linux driver support for the chipset
>> 2) untar the file in my SoaS root directory
>> 3) but on the step where I had to run "make".. no dice.
>> I am a newbie Linux user. I'm using the blueberry version of SoaS. Is
>> there supposed to be a developer version that I have to be using instead
>> which has make and C compiler installed? Please advice thank you!  Please
>> don't send me into the wiki labyrinth.
>> Thanks,
>> Cherry
> Cherry,
> I'm not a Fedora user, but this should lead you on the right way. Try going
> into terminal then typing *yum groupinstall "Development Tools"*. The
> quotes are important.
> Once you've done that, try these commands. Omit square brackets.
> cd /path/to/extracted/tar/file [go to right place]
> ./configure [tell compiler about your system]
> make [generate instructions for compiler]
> sudu su [change to root user]
> make install [compile software]
> exit [return to normal user]
> -Tim.
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