wireless doesn't work in SuSE 10.3



I have a ThinkPad T60 laptop with an atheros AR5212 802.11abg NIC.
My default linux is mepis 7.01 which runs wireless right out of the box.
Wireless also runs out of the box in PClinux OS.

I cannot get wireless to run in SuSE 10.3

This is the list of files in madwifi-0.9.4 after I untar it:
linux-uwal:/Atheros/madwifi-0.9.4 # ls -l
total 232
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 797 Jul 14 2006 BuildCaps.inc
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 2078 Oct 31 2005 COPYRIGHT
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 7604 Dec 11 2007 INSTALL
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 5310 Dec 14 2007 Makefile
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 6737 Jan 18 2007 Makefile.inc
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 14805 Jul 13 2006 README
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 3291 Dec 11 2007 THANKS
drwxr-xr-x 2 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 ath
drwxr-xr-x 2 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 ath_hal
drwxr-xr-x 6 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 ath_rate
drwxr-xr-x 2 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 contrib
drwxr-xr-x 2 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 docs
drwxr-xr-x 3 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 hal
drwxr-xr-x 3 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 include
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 121345 Jun 3 23:24 kernel.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 487 Jul 4 2006 kernelversion.c
drwxr-xr-x 2 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 net80211
drwxr-xr-x 4 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 patches
drwxr-xr-x 5 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 regression
-rw-r--r-- 1 jozien users 2083 Feb 13 00:13 release.h
drwxr-xr-x 2 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 scripts
drwxr-xr-x 3 jozien users 4096 Feb 13 00:14 tools

This is the result of lsmod so atheros is recognized

03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5212 802.11abg NIC (rev 01)

I'm trying to compile madwifi and this is the results:

linux-uwal:/Atheros/madwifi-0.9.4 # make
/bin/sh: cc: command not found
Makefile.inc:81: *** Cannot detect kernel version - please check compiler and KERNELPATH. Stop.

linux-uwal:/Atheros/madwifi-0.9.4 # ./configure
-bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

I tried searching google for info on atheros and madwifi, no luck

Any help will be appreciated.

I really like SuSE, using since 5.3.

jozien
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