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Old 03-03-2003, 03:19 PM   #1
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kernel recompilation: /usr/src/linux


I was reading some directions for kernel recompilation and it seems there should be a directory called /usr/src/linux on Mandrake 9.0 particularly, but, alas, in my installation there is no such a directory (???). So how can I proceed to run make xonfig or menuconfig or the like here??
 
Old 03-03-2003, 03:37 PM   #2
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what directories DO you have in /usr/src? /usr/src/linux is usually (maybe always?) a sym link to a directory in /usr/src with the full name of the kernel i.e. /usr/src/linux-2.4.20
 
Old 03-03-2003, 03:47 PM   #3
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Hi,

The one and only directory I have under /usr/src is RPM and then under it I have: BUILD, RPMS, SOURCES, SPECS and SRPMS, all of them empty, except RPMS, which has several empty other directories, and that's all...
Weird, isn't it??
 
Old 03-03-2003, 04:36 PM   #4
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i think that just means that you dont have kernel source installed. you can install it via rpm from mandrake or get it from www.kernel.org.
 
Old 03-03-2003, 07:36 PM   #5
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Or from disk #3
 
Old 03-04-2003, 08:53 AM   #6
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Yes, installing Mandrake's kernel source creates that directory.
 
  


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