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Old 04-16-2004, 03:00 PM   #1
ph0ngwh0ng
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Can't build kernel module for ATI RADEON 9700 PRO


Hello,

My system:
Intel PIV on a Gigabyte i865PE
ATI RADEON 9700 PRO
RedHat 9 (kernel 2.4.20-8)

I am trying to build the kernel module for my ATI RADEON 9700 PRO. I have dowloaded kernel-2.4.20-8.src.rpm from ftp.redhat.com and I installed it. It copied a bunch of files in /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES. Amongst them was linux-2.4.20.tar.bz2. I have copied this to /usr/src and have uncompressed the bz and the tar and have created a symlink from /usr/src/linux to /usr/src/linux-2.4.20. The tar put all source files there. All? No! When I try to build the ATI kernel module, a message tells me he hasn't found version.h in /usr/src/linux/include/linux. I checked and it's not there. I checked on RedHat website to see the file listing included in the kernel sources and it is supposed to be there.

The thing is I have no clue as of what to do with the bunch of files copied to /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES. Can anyone help me in installing the kernel sources correctly. Please include detailed information 'cause I am indeed a newbie to Linux.

A puzzled fella
 
Old 04-16-2004, 03:05 PM   #2
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rpms will put the files where they belong.

bzips need to be uncompressed, and untarred in the directory you want the files in.

http://rpm.pbone.net
go there and you need kernel-source-2.4.20-8.i386.rpm.
(do a search it comes up with links to download.)

its an rpm all you need to do is install it.
Thats the sources your looking for .
 
Old 04-16-2004, 03:10 PM   #3
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It works! It's alive! ALIVE!!!! Thank you!

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