[driverloader] Problems with driverloader-... rpm

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Mon Jan 17 11:23:30 EST 2005


to use a 16K stacks DriverLoader RPM package, you must first install a 
16K stacks kernel available at :


then boot in this kernel.

You will be able to obtain the MAC address of your wireless card when 
the right DriverLoader package is installed for your kernel version and 
you have uploaded the Windows XP driver to the Web Configurator. Note 
that you do not need a license in order to perform all these steps.


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

Michael Weaver wrote:
> Folks I do not know if anyone else has this problem or
> not, but this seems like an obvious one.
> Am using Fedora FC3 out of the box.  Trying to get the
> driverloaderinstalled using:
> driverloader-2.23_k2.6.9_1.667.stk16smp-1fdr.i686.rpm.zip
> I did get the error about a 4k stack, so...
> When I unzip the file and rpm -i I get errors due to
> the difference between k2.6.9-1 and k2.6.9_1 in the
> install script trying to match the uname -r result
> with the kernel patch included in the driver .rpm. 
> This seems like a pretty obvious typgraphical error. 
> Is there a quick fix for this?  I would really like to
> get through the install.
> On another note, since I have to have the MAC address
> to get a license, is there a tool to get the MAC
> address from the card (WMP54G)?  I do not have the
> orginal packaging, and the MAC address does not seem
> to be on the card.  Unfortunately until I get the
> WMP54G installed I have to jump from machines in
> different parts of the facility on differnet O/S to
> get anything done on the net.
> Thanks,
> Mike Weaver
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