[tulip] CONEXANT NIC in RedHat 7.2

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Fri Mar 29 15:43:01 2002

On Fri, 29 Mar 2002, Justin Watkins wrote:

> I just installed RedHat Linux 7.2 on my Compaq 1700XL Laptop. It has the
> CONEXANT NIC in it that doesn't work. I tried downloading the RPM file off
> of your web site using another computer and then copied it to the Linux
> machine. I downloaded the rpm file to a folder I created called Downloads. I
> then switched to the Downloads folder and ran rpm -I
> netdrivers-3.1-1.src.rpm. I then switched over to /usr/src/redhat as per
> your instructions. I then ran rpm -bb SPECS/netdrivers.spec and it gave me
> an error "SPECS/netdrivers.spec: No such file or directory" So what do I do

The directories must be different on your system.
   locate netdrivers.spec
   find / -name  netdrivers.spec
to see where the file actually ended up.

I put the following in ~/.rpmmacros to have a local RPM directory:

%_topdir		/home/becker/rpmdir
%_packager       Donald Becker <becker@scyld.com>

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