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Old 05-11-2009, 01:52 PM   #1
saagar
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How to download source code of the linux kernel?


Friends, Please let me know where can I download the vmlinuz kernel's source code (written in c language)..Tnank u...
 
Old 05-11-2009, 01:55 PM   #2
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Go to www.kernel.org. You can get the kernel source there.
 
Old 05-11-2009, 03:17 PM   #3
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saagar,

As Nylex says www.kernel.org wll provide the kernel as released by Linus. Many distos then add their own patches.
To get the sources for a vmlinuz you already have, you need to get it from the same distro vendor as the vmlinuz.
You also need to get the same version
 
Old 05-11-2009, 04:07 PM   #4
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E.g. in Ubuntu use:
apt-get source linux-image
I believe.
 
  


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