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Old 10-18-2006, 07:51 PM   #1
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Header files for the Linux Kernel


I am installing VMWare on a Intel Xeon with Fedora Core 5 (x86_64) installed. The installation requires me to indicate the location of the C header files that match my running kernel. I believe that those header files are not in my computer nor in the installation cd. I have looked for the header files on the web but I haven't been able to find them, does anyone have an idea of where to find them?

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Alfredo Fernández A.
Old 10-18-2006, 08:11 PM   #2
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Re: Header files

I believe that you need the kernel-devel rpm ... I would also suggest downloading the kernel sources.

Read the Fedora Release Notes.


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