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Old 07-21-2005, 06:57 PM   #1
joshknape
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Linux kernel sources


Which files at kernel.org comprise the Linux kernel sources? There appear to be a large number of files available, and I can't tell which I should download to get the kernel sources.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 07:10 PM   #2
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They're p'bly all source - I don't think any are precompiled. But these:
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/
are p'bly what you're looking for. Enter the directory for the version you're looking for - i.e. if you want 2.6.12, enter the 2.6 directory. The .sign files are for checking that sort of thing, and the .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 files are the kernel sources. Grab the one you like better, they're the same thing only compressed different ways.
linux-2.6.11.11.tar.gz is a .tar.gz file of the 2.6.11.11 kernel sources...etc.
 
  


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