Compiling NIC Modules Error...

Chris Lingard chris at
Sun Jan 19 06:48:46 PST 2003

Leigh Gardiner wrote:

> here is the output of make install:
> root:/root/e100-2.1.29/src$ make install
> àÎ@àÎ@àÎ@àÎ@/bin/sh: -W: unrecognized option
> Usage:        /bin/sh [GNU long option] [option] ...
> /bin/sh [GNU long option] [option] script-file ...

It means what it says    -W  is not a valid option for sh or bash

> GNU long options:
> --debug

These are the valid options

> Makefile:180: *** *** Aborting the build. *** This driver is not supported
> on kernel versions older than 2.4.0.  Stop.

Tell us what you are trying to get working.  Whatever you have sounds
too old.  Why are you not using the kernel's modules?

> BTW: the NIC is an Intel Pro/100...

cd  linux-2.4.20/Documentation/networking

grep -i pro *

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