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Re: Make question for Fedora 25.

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 09:15:03AM -0400, Bonnie Saunders wrote:
> Hi,
> I completely rebuilt my Fedora 21 box yesterday.  I am now running Fedora
> 25.  I am trying to install my new WiFi/Bluetooth software and the script
> fails like this:
> make[1]: *** /lib/modules/4.10.11-200.fc25.x86_64/build: No such file or
> directory.  Stop.
> Makefile:1494: recipe for target 'modules' failed
> make: *** [modules] Error 2
> I checked
>  /lib/modules/4.10.11-200.fc25.x86_64/build
> and it says the build link is broken because the target doesn't exist.  It
> says the target is /usr/src/kernels/4.10.11-200.fc25.x86_64.
> I checked usr/src/kernels  and it is empty.  How do I install the source
> packages needed?  Or, how do I alter the script to point to the correct
> location for the kernel source if it's now somewhere else?
> Oh, and the hardware is Linux friendly.
> Thanks!  I'm really trying not to experiment too much with this install
> until everything is working. :)

OK, so to answer your question, I'm sure you're just missing the
kernel-devel package.

Are you sure you need to install a third-party module from source
though?  Most things should just work these days.  At most, you might
need to install a firmware package.  There are also some third-party
modules available on rpmfusion.org.

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