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Old 12-20-2007, 04:54 PM   #1
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Kernel source


I am trying to install a program on a NSLU2 running Debian. It asks me:
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Linux kernel (2.6.18-5-ixp4xx) source directory [/usr/src/linux]:
The problem is that I do not have a linux folder in /usr/src/.

This is what an ls or my /usr/src directory shows:
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linux-headers-2.6.18-5  linux-headers-2.6.18-5-ixp4xx  linux-kbuild-2.6.18
I tried doing an apt-get install linux-image-`uname -r` a but that returns:
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linux-image-2.6.18-5-ixp4xx is already the newest version.
where do I find the linux kernel source directory or how do I get it if I do not already have it?

Thank you!
 
Old 12-20-2007, 04:58 PM   #2
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aptitude install linux-source-2.6.18

Then you might have to manually unpack it in the source directory and/or create a symlink (man ln).
 
Old 12-20-2007, 05:18 PM   #3
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where do I get the file to unpack or where do I sym link from?
 
Old 12-21-2007, 05:49 PM   #4
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It should install to the /usr/src directory automatically. I just don't remember if it comes in as a tgz file or whether it all unpacks for you.
 
Old 12-21-2007, 06:09 PM   #5
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It turns out I had to do apt-get install linux-source-2.6.18
 
  


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