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Instalation drivers for usb-hardware

Postby kazhanchik on Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:21 am

Hello

I'm sorry, could you help me to install drivers for hardware. (Laptop ASUS, LinuxMint Dryna)

1. driver for usb-wifi adapter. Instalation manual includes this instruction:

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For 2.6 series kernel:
a. go to 'STA/Module' directory.
run 'cp Makefile.6 Makefile'

b. $make all

c. cp rt73.bin /etc/Wireless/RT73STA/ # copy firmware


d. run '/sbin/insmod rt73.ko' (as root)
'/sbin/ifconfig rausb0 inet YOUR_IP up'
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I`m new with this procedure and do not know what should i do.

2. Driver for AverMedia usb-tv tuner.

I downloaded the instalation file with *.sh extention from the AverMedia site, but when I executed this file, program writes that it needs /lib/modules/2.6.22-14.generic/source.
Catalogue /source does not exist there.
Program requests kernel-source and kernel-devel

What shoul I do?

I`ve red a lot of manuals but did not find the solution.

Be so kind - step by step for this two problems.

Sorry and thank you in advance.
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Re: Instalation drivers for usb-hardware

Postby Husse on Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:54 am

There is no /etc/wireless folder in Mint and creating one is not the thing to do
For which wifi are you trying to install the driver?
Seems to be a Ralink
Please give the name of the chip - you find it if you run lspci or lsusb in a terminal
Did you install build-essential
viewtopic.php?f=90&t=9234
Without it you get all sorts of error messages
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Re: Instalation drivers for usb-hardware

Postby kazhanchik on Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:34 pm

Yes. It is this Ralink RT73 a/b/g WLAN Card.
build-essential installed. And what should I do more?
Help. :(
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Re: Instalation drivers for usb-hardware

Postby Husse on Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:37 pm

About the wifi - what problems do you have?
It seems you don't know what to do, but you have the description there
Of course you have to be root so precede all commands with sudo except '/sbin/ifconfig rausb0 inet YOUR_IP up'
You have to read the manual to find out how to find out YOUR_IP or you could just reboot
For this problem
2.6.22-14.generic/source.
I don't find a solution and the possible solution is rather tricky anyway
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Re: Instalation drivers for usb-hardware

Postby kazhanchik on Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:53 pm

In attachment there is a driver files.
RT73STAV1000_k2.6.8-2-386_DBN31.tar.gz
This archive includes the driver
(91.69 KiB) Downloaded 58 times

In „Readme” discribes the process of instalation, but I cant find the file „Makefile.6„.
This is the first time I try to reconfigure the kernel. :oops:
Maybe you can give me some tips.

Thank you
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Re: Instalation drivers for usb-hardware

Postby Husse on Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:20 pm

There's something wrong with that archive - no makefile6 there
You have to find a correct archive - sorry
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Re: Instalation drivers for usb-hardware

Postby kazhanchik on Fri Mar 28, 2008 7:51 am

Sorry. This archive was on official CD . :cry:
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