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Old 07-29-2003, 11:45 AM   #1
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Can't find kernel-sourcexxxx.rpm on the cd!


I am looking on the first CD in /redhat/rpms where all the other rpms are but im still not seeing it. I'm using redhat9 kernel 2.4.20-8

Also, what EXACTLY do i do with the rpm once I locate it?


Thank you.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 04:43 PM   #2
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You can get the kernel source from:

www.kernel.org

"Also, what EXACTLY do i do with the rpm once I locate it?"

It depends on what your goal is. Do you intend to compile a new kernel? Do you intend to compile a program which needs to reference the kernel headers? Do you intend to create version 0.1 of Zb7ix?
 
Old 07-29-2003, 04:48 PM   #3
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If you can't fidn it, you ca download it from any RH mirror, for example
ftp://ftp.esat.net/mirrors/ftp.redha....20-8.i386.rpm (warning: 37MB)

When it's located/downloaded, double-click on the package to install it. Then you can compile it, is it the reason you'd liek to have it?
 
  


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