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Old 01-08-2005, 08:37 PM   #1
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I'm trying to use ndiswrapper with mandrake, and I need to make sure the kernel I'm using is at least 2.6.0 or 2.4.20 or update my current one. I also need to to have the sourdce, and a link from the modules directory to the source.

How can I tell what kernel I'm running now? How can I update to one of the above, and what is/or how can I make sure I have the source on my computer?

There's no rush to answer these, but if you can help me out I'd appreciate it, thanks.
Old 01-08-2005, 08:50 PM   #2
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If you want to know the kernel you're running, do uname -a. Part should say something '2.6.9' or something like that. That's your kernel version. If you want to know if you have the source installed, run at the command line 'ls /usr/src'. If there's a folder called something like 'linux-2.6.9', you have. If you don't, download it from
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NEVERMIND! Thread was alreay answered

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Old 01-09-2005, 05:17 PM   #4
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Uname -a shows that I have Kernel 2.6.3, it says literally Linux Kernel 2.6.3-7.

I don't have the source, and I've looked but can't find it at that site is there any other way to get it?


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