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Old 04-06-2006, 04:15 PM   #1
Torget
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Smile Kernel Source? :S


[!] Can not find kernel source or even headers.
Make sure that they are installed (install with e.g. rpm or apt-get
if necessary) and ensure that you have read rights to the files.

I'm installing a driver and got this message... what do i do?!?
I'm very new to Linux so, what is a kernel??
(take it easy on me)

Thanks a lot
 
Old 04-06-2006, 04:22 PM   #2
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install the kernel-headers
 
Old 04-06-2006, 04:38 PM   #3
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I'm very new to Linux so, what is a kernel??
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel_...ter_science%29
Linux is the kernel which along with other software makes a Linux distribution. As the message implies, make sure the sources for your kernel are installed.
 
Old 04-10-2006, 07:00 AM   #4
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But how do i know if the kernel souce is installed? and how do i install it if i don't have it?
 
Old 04-10-2006, 07:14 AM   #5
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hi,
check with rpm -qa | grep kernel-devel if you get any name there then its there, if not install appropriate kernel-devel for your OS
 
Old 04-10-2006, 08:37 AM   #6
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Which is that linux distribution you are using?
 
  


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