LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-11-2003, 10:53 AM   #1
ksgill
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Toronto, Canada
Distribution: Ubuntu Jaunty (9.04)
Posts: 1,044

Rep: Reputation: 45
Slackwareno kernel-source in installation cdrom


There was no k directory in the iso i downloaded and burned. So I decided to download the kernel manually. There were so many different types of kernel sources. I downloaded this one:
kernel-source-2.4.20-noarch-5.tgz
whats the difference between this one and others for example:
kernel-source-2.4.20-noarch-3.tgz? And will it work for the kernel I have on cdrom? I need to know this beforehand because I cant compile my modem drivers without the correct kernel-source. Also, how do I get my soundcard working in slack? My card is inbuild Crystal Media Labs CM8738. Any help is appreciated.
Thanks in advance
 
Old 08-11-2003, 01:35 PM   #2
contrasutra
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: New Jersey
Distribution: Arch Linux
Posts: 1,445

Rep: Reputation: 46
the -5 means its the fifth version of that package, -3 means its the 3rd.

You got the latest version.
 
Old 08-11-2003, 01:52 PM   #3
ksgill
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Toronto, Canada
Distribution: Ubuntu Jaunty (9.04)
Posts: 1,044

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 45
So that version should work for me..right?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
kernel-source installation lunar-blue Linux - Software 3 08-03-2005 07:39 PM
Kernel Source Installation permanooB Linux - Newbie 1 10-24-2004 04:21 PM
Kernel source installation. shankariyer Red Hat 4 12-01-2003 11:40 AM
kernel-source installation zebra5 Linux - Software 2 10-31-2003 07:46 PM
Kernel 2.4.20-20.9 Source Installation ja_nch Red Hat 3 09-03-2003 01:57 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:32 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration