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Re: compiling 'make' w/o 'make' (?)

From: Larry Smith
Subject: Re: compiling 'make' w/o 'make' (?)
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2007 23:15:10 GMT
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20070719 SUSE/1.1.5-0.1 SeaMonkey/1.1.5 wrote:
> Now that I am trying to install Debian from a CD, I found that the
> network  card was not supported,  I read that some dude had found a
> driver for the NIC in a MSI-M662 laptot, I myself don't know what kind
> of NIC is in this machine, I am going by what the dude claims.
> However, after downloading the alleged driver, I had to compile it,
> for that I need to have 'make', but this machine does not have the
> make program, after downloading it from the GNU' FTP site, I found out
> that I also have to build this program using 'make'.
> As you can see I am in a vicious circle, can anyone help me get out of
> it.

This is really the wrong forum for Debian questions.

The compiler (gcc) and 'make' should be on the Debian
CD.  Install them from the CD, then compile the driver.

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