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Old 05-24-2005, 02:01 PM   #1
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Fedora kernel source location help


I installed kernel-2.6.11-1.14_FC3.src.rpm. but I can not find where it is located. I looked in /usr/src/BUILDS, but I only see my old kernel. Does anyone know where it is supposed to be located? Do I have to do anything beside rpm -Uhv?

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Old 05-24-2005, 06:11 PM   #2
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Look at post #4 in this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=253261
 
Old 05-27-2005, 01:50 PM   #3
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if you do an rpm -ivh on a src.rpm of a kernel you should get:

1. A bunch of patch files and config files in the SOURCES directory as well as a bz2 of the kernel file.
2. Nothing in BUILD until you type: 'rpmbuild bp SPEC.NAME'. Then the kernel will shod up in the BUILD directory and all that good stuff. From there you can do your config copying and make configs etc.

I presume you don't need a tutorial on how to make kernels from src.rpms so one won't be provided.
 
  


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