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Old 11-02-2003, 04:34 PM   #1
britishnemesis
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Question Kernel recompile for NVIDIA needed .h files?


I have downloaded my kernel sources in an attempt to install my Nvidia drivers... however it states that it can't find kernel.h and other headers it needs in the /usr/src/kernel-(my kernel number)

Sure enough there's nothing in there but .c files so how can I compile this bad boy so I get all the necessary .h files?

Thanks!
 
Old 11-02-2003, 08:09 PM   #2
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The kernel source will have the needed files. Something must have went wrong with your download or tar file extraction.


Make sure your downloading the correct file.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 01:43 AM   #3
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If you are with Slack, one way to get these .h files is to installpkg kernel-headers. It's on your installation CD. If you are with other distro.. there should be same sort of kernel-headers package on the CDs. That's all you need. No sources.
 
  


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