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I'm currently running RedHat 2.4.9-e.3 and trying to configure a Sound Blaster Live sound card. I've downloaded alsa-driver-1.0.6a and followed installations notes for emu10k1... ........alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/doc-php/template.php?company=Creative+Labs&card=Sound+Blaster+Live+Value.&chip=emu10k1&module=emu10k1
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.6a/acore'
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE=1 -I/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.6a/include -I/lib/modules/2.4.9-e.3/build/include -O2 -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=athlon -DLINUX -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -fomit-frame-pointer -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -pipe -DALSA_BUILD -nostdinc -iwithprefix include -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c hwdep.c
In file included from /usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.6a/include/adriver.h:42,
/lib/modules/2.4.9-e.3/build/include/linux/modversions.h:1:2: #error Modules should never use kernel-headers system headers,
/lib/modules/2.4.9-e.3/build/include/linux/modversions.h:2:2: #error but rather headers from an appropriate kernel-source package.
/lib/modules/2.4.9-e.3/build/include/linux/modversions.h:3:2: #error Change -I/usr/src/linux/include (or similar) to
/lib/modules/2.4.9-e.3/build/include/linux/modversions.h:4:2: #error -I/lib/modules/$(uname -r)/build/include
/lib/modules/2.4.9-e.3/build/include/linux/modversions.h:5:2: #error to build against the currently-running kernel.
make: *** [hwdep.o] Error 1
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.6a/acore'
make: *** [compile] Error 1
Thanks for the quick reply ... if by needing the "kernel source package" is in reference to the modversion.h errors -- that's the information that is stored in the include file. It seems as if 'make' is just echoing the content of the file ??? any thoughts on that ?