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this is one of the reasons that I usually use a powerpack dvd of mandrake, it has everything on one disc (which includes the various proprietary app's that I could get and mess around with to install, but I'm too lazy ).
Anyhow, If you open the mandrake control centre, and then use the software manager and click on "rpmdrake+" let it load up the info for "all packages" then just run down the list and find the kernel sources to match the kernel that you have installed.
From memory, the mandrake distro is usually spread across 3 cd's (well the download version anyway), and If I recall correctly, the kernel sources stuff is usually on disc 3.
If you follow the above, when you hit install, it SHOULD tell you to insert disc no whatever to be able to install them.
Distribution: Fedora Core 1 & WinXP Pro & Gentoo 1.4 & Arch Linux
Installing the kernel and installing kernel-sources is two different things. The reason why you mixer (assuming alsa) stopped working when you installed/re-installed the kernel is because you have to install alsa-mixer again (funny little quirk about alsa).
You could also look on mandrake's website or kernel.org for the kernel sources for your kernel.
/usr/src/linux is actually a link to your current/default linux source. It points to the source directory which has the same full name as the kernel. IE linux-2.4.22ent. After you expand the tarbar, you can copy or move the entire directory to /usr/src/ and then make a symbolic link from /usr/src/linux to this new directory.