ndis.ko and if_ndis.ko not compiled during buildkernel
frankstaals at gmx.net
Sat Jan 14 01:25:23 PST 2006
Przemysław Szczygielski wrote:
>I am setting up a wiereless network at home, using D-Link DWL-G520+ and
>ndis wrapper (project Evil) on FreeBSD machine. It works great with
>default FreeBSD 6.0 installation - no problems here, but I have to
>compile IPSEC into kernel to get proper encryption. Unfortunately, new
>kernel doesn't have ndis.ko and if_ndis.ko in /boot/kernel directory
>(and old modules don't work with new kernel).
>Yesterday I emailed Project Evil author and he claims ndis.ko and
>if_ndis.ko should be rebuilt automatically by:
>>Would it kill you do just do a regular kernel build?
>># cd /sys/i386/conf
>># config MYKERNEL
>># cd /sys/i386/compile/MYKERNEL
>># make install
>>Notice how all the kernel modules get compiled for you, including ndis.ko and
>>if_ndis.ko. If you'd really read and understood that article, you would have
>>realized that you don't need to rebuild them for each driver anymore. You
>>just need to convert the .sys and .inf files with ndisgen. That's it.
>Well - they don't get built (at least for me). Is anyone able to tell me how to
>get these? (note: ndisgen generates only card driver, NOT ndis.ko and
>if_ndis.ko!, also the old way won't work!)
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You can most probably just copy the files back from /boot/kernel.old/ (
or run locate ndis.ko to see where they can be find ) that should work
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