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Old 03-01-2002, 09:09 PM   #1
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Question where are the kernel header files?


I have mandrake 8.1 but wanted to update my kernel to 2.4.18 for video reasons. so i downloaded and installed it and all is fine except my nvidia drivers are not finding the kernel component or something like that. the troubleshooting guide suggests i rebuild my drivers and tell it where the headers are that it should be built against. can anyone make a suggestion?

thanks so much!!!
 
Old 03-01-2002, 09:36 PM   #2
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Hello,

Well you can compile them against /usr/src/linux/include
and you will see the header files for the kernel you have
downloaded.


Thanks
 
Old 03-02-2002, 12:50 PM   #3
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good answer!

Groovy...that worked like a charm!
 
Old 03-04-2002, 08:51 AM   #4
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newbie question...

Quote:
Originally posted by LinuxGod
Hello,

Well you can compile them against /usr/src/linux/include
and you will see the header files for the kernel you have
downloaded.


Thanks
And how do I do that? I don't even seem to have the /usr/src/linux/include folder.(should I have it?)
 
Old 03-04-2002, 11:07 AM   #5
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if you don't have that directory, then you probably didn't install the kernel sources when you installed linux. you can probably install them from your cd's, or you can download a kernel and install that. the directory is a part of the kernel source.
 
Old 03-05-2002, 01:51 AM   #6
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ok, I'll try that

Since my linux box isn't connected to the net yet (this whole thing is about compiling a driver for my modem :-) )
I'll get the sources from the cd.
Let's see what happens....
 
  


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