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Old 08-22-2003, 09:42 PM   #1
GeoffC
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Installing Kernel Source


I am using Mandrake 9.0.
I started a thread regarding installation of a driver for my modem see :-
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...5&goto=newpost

I seem to have come to a dead end with the last problem shown in the thread - i.e. how to install the Kernel source, which I have to do before I can compile my modem driver.
 
Old 08-22-2003, 09:57 PM   #2
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You have to install "ncurses", im pretty sure its on your discs, so look a little harder. If it not, look here:

http://freshmeat.net/projects/ncurses/?topic_id=809
 
Old 08-22-2003, 10:52 PM   #3
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actually, if you have urpmi setup correctly, you can just do "urpmi kernel-source" and it will get it for you. To set up urpmi well, follow the directions at http://plf.zarb.org/~nanardon

urpmi will get any dependencies you need.
 
Old 08-27-2003, 07:01 PM   #4
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Thanks - urpmi did the trick. It installed a file libncurses-devel-5.27mdk.i586, so I guess that is where ncurses was hiding.
 
  


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