Originally posted by sanjaya
do i have to sign in as root and copy this file in to /usr/src to run this command ?
no. you just have to su into root and run the command with the right file path/name.
if you're in your home directory (/home/sanjaya) and you're tarball is in there. just su into root and use the rpm command:
rpm -ta slmdm-2.X.X.tar.gz
you do not need to move the tarball into /usr/src.