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This is my first post to Linux Questions so I hope this is going in the correct forum...
I just installed FC4 on my Dell 5150 laptop. It seems to work fine, expect for the standard problem of the nvidia graphics card not wanting to play ball with the kernel.
To fix the prob, I downloaded the nvidia-installer program. This requires a copy of the kernel source files in order to build the kernel-interface which (as I understand it) interacts with the kernel and allows me full resolution graphics.
So, the simple problem is: How do I install the kernel source files? I have the four FC4 discs and feel sure they're on one of them, but I simply don't know how to deal with RPMS in any clever fashion... I'm assuming one can extract the source files from the RPM, I just don't know how. Any help please?
Yes I read it. Thank you, you have been very helpful.
Concerning last post: Don't get your knickers in a twist. I was just experimenting and wanted to know what that error was. Anyway, why the heck call a file "kernel-2.6.11-1.1369_FC4.src.rpm" if you're going to put the source files for the kernel in one called kernel-devel!? I don't understand the thinking behind that.
That file is a source rpm that contains the kernel source code for those that want to rebuild it into a binary rpm. Its not the file that you require to build stuff that requires the kernel source package.