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Old 05-25-2009, 07:02 AM   #1
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where can i find the kernel headers


Hello,

I now have to install the kernel-headers for 2.27.4.
But in the needed packages no kernel-headers.
Where can i find the right one.

Roelof
 
Old 05-25-2009, 08:49 AM   #2
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The Linux kernel site.
http://www.kernel.org
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/v2/
 
Old 05-25-2009, 09:13 AM   #3
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Assume LFS book 6.4 ...
Have a look in " 5.6. Linux-2.6.27.4 API Headers"
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/...x-headers.html
And when finished with "things to do" on that page,
the bottom of the page has a link
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/...-linux-headers
"Details on this package are located in Section 6.7.2,
“Contents of Linux API Headers.” "

I.e. the headers are Linux-2.6.27.4/include/ \
{asm{,-generic},linux,mtd,rdma,sound}/*.h

obviously installed to
/usr/include/{asm{,-generic},linux,mtd,rdma,sound,video}/*.h
when all procedures are followed
.....
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Book, chapter, host system should be described,
every time a question is asked > > see 1.5 + 1.5.1
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/...skforhelp.html
.....
 
Old 05-25-2009, 10:44 AM   #4
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Hello,

Borh thanks.
But on the site of kernel.org i can only find the changelogs and the kernels themselves. No kernel-header files be found there.

Host system : Slackware 12.2
Book : 6.4
Chapter : 5.6

Roelof

When i use the kernel package then i get this error-message :

lfs:/mnt/lfs/sources/linux-2.6.27.4$ make mproper
scripts/kconfig/conf -s arch/x86/Kconfig
***
*** You have not yet configured your kernel!
*** (missing kernel .config file)
***
*** Please run some configurator (e.g. "make oldconfig" or
*** "make menuconfig" or "make xconfig").
***
make[2]: *** [silentoldconfig] Error 1
make[1]: *** [silentoldconfig] Error 2
make: *** No rule to make target `mproper'. Stop.

Last edited by charlie_lab; 05-25-2009 at 12:45 PM.
 
Old 05-25-2009, 03:33 PM   #5
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Well, it must be configured first to get the hidden file
.config .
May be go to the chapter, where the kernel is configured ?

The kernel headers are the files inside the kernel source :
linux-2.6.27.4/include/linux/<files.h>
linux-2.6.27.4/include/asm-generic/<files.h> etc. etc.
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Old 05-25-2009, 04:46 PM   #6
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Hi,

@charlie_lab: I do hope you typed mrproper and not mproper (as shown in post #4).......

No configuring needed, 'only' the header files are installed at this stage.
 
Old 05-26-2009, 03:34 AM   #7
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Oke,

That's was my fault.
Thank you both for your time.

Roelof
 
  


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