[GLLUG] Basic Linux Question from a very young Newb

reedmc@att.net reedmc@att.net
Thu, 07 Nov 2002 21:05:46 +0000

It's a laptop -- bring it to the meeting tonight and I'm sure someone would love
to help.

> I have been monitoring the list for the past few
> weeks, and you guys and gals really seem to know what
> you are doing.  I am still very new to the whole Linux
> scene, and if this is not the right place to ask this
> question, let me know.
> I am running Mandrake 9.0 on a laptop.  It works
> without any problems.  However, I am trying to connect
> my linksys wireless connection.  I have downloaded the
> prism2 driver set from Linksys, but can't get the darn
> think installed.  When I run the ./Configure file it
> asks me for the kernel location, and uses the standard
> (default) location - I think so at least.  However, I
> get an error message, and it will not configure.  So
> needless to say, I can't even run Make.  I have
> searched high and low for the kernel, and only found a
> file called Linux-2.4.0 in the /etc path.  I am stuck.
>  I am logged in as root, but can't seem to get this
> done.
> Can anyone help (without laughing at me.)
> :)
> Sincerely,
> Martin
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