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Old 07-20-2003, 11:38 PM   #1
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/usr/src/linux


Hi. What's the usual contents of /usr/src/linux directory? And why is it missing from my Mandrake-9.0 distribution?
 
Old 07-20-2003, 11:46 PM   #2
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its the source of linux kernel- you'll need it to compile device drivers etc. Its missing because you didnt install it. If u want to install it type
uname -r in shell to find out your kernel version and then insall the source from web or from 3rd cd?..i think
 
Old 07-20-2003, 11:49 PM   #3
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urpmi kernel-source

# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website
Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
urpmi mini-HOWTO
Easy software management: Red Carpet
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page
 
  


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