From: Tony Houghton on
In <pan.2010.>,
R. Georgeson <rmg(a)> wrote:

> On Mon, 15 Feb 2010 15:17:21 +0000, Tony Houghton wrote:
>> In <pan.2010.>, R. Georgeson
>> <rmg(a)> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to compile a driver for an RT73 wireless dongle on a machine
>>> running Debian 5.04. 'No rule to make target modules' and 'modules'
>>> isn't mentioned elsewhere.
>>> Am I being stupid, it should be defined somewhere shouldn't it?
>>> I suspect there will be the same problem with 'modules_install'.
>> Why do you need to compile it? It looks as if the binary driver is
>> available in the repositories.
> Blowed if I can find it. Can you give me a pointer?

The driver appears to be in "contrib" and the firmware in "non-free" so
you probably need to add those to your /etc/apt/sources.list or
whatever. Then apt-cache search rt73 will give you a long list of

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