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Old 02-18-2003, 08:24 AM   #1
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installing the linux source tree

how do you install the linux source tree for rh 8.0 on a clean install?
Old 02-18-2003, 11:02 AM   #2
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Re: installing the linux source tree

Originally posted by PlatinumRik
how do you install the linux source tree for rh 8.0 on a clean install?
There are a couple of ways to check and see if they are loaded. You can do a

cd /usr/src

and check for the linux-2.4 directory, or you can

rpm -qa | grep kernel

If they are loaded, you will get something like this:


If you do not have the sources loaded, I believe you will see in the RPM's on the CD's (CD1 I think) kernel-source-2.4.18-14.rpm

You can copy that file to /tmp and then do (as root)

rmp -ivh kernel-source-2.4.18-14.rpm

Old 02-24-2003, 09:03 PM   #3
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still cannot get it

i have the same problem.

I did
rpm -qa | grep kernel

and got

BUT.. when i tried doing

rmp -ivh kernel-source-2.4.18-14.rpm
in directory SRPMS
its not there..
i see when i do dir kerne*.*

there is no kernel-source.....

how do i proceed?


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