Building Driver From TAR File
The following are general guidelines for installing the driver.
1. Create a directory and extract the files:
tar xvzf tg3-<version>.tar.gz
2. Build the driver tg3.o (or tg3.ko) as a loadable module for the
The driver will be compiled for the running kernel by default. To build
the driver for a kernel different than the running one, specify the
kernel by defining it in KVER:
make KVER=<kernel version>
where <kernel version> in the form of 2.x.y-z is the version of another
kernel that is installed on the system.
3. Test the driver by loading it:
insmod tg3.ko (on 2.6.x/3.x kernels)
4. Install the driver: