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Old 03-21-2011, 04:30 AM   #1
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/lib/modules/2.6.18-92.el5/build: No such file

Hi friends,
I am trying to add new rules to iptable. I have installed centos.installed gcc, c++, kernel-devel etc
but while trying to run the code I am getting this error.
There are some codes about iptables, to add these rules I have to run a make file. When I tried to run make the error occurred . Any help is appreciated
root@localhost codes]# make
make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.el5/build: No such file or directory. Stop.
make: *** [modules] Error 2

What this error, how can I make it run. Do I have to change the kernelk version ???

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Old 03-21-2011, 05:53 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by EDDY1 View Post
But when I type
yum install kernel-devel
it is downloading 2.6.18-192.32.el5, where I am running 2.6.18-92.el5. should i switch to the other kernel can I use the same kernel.
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It seems that you are not running the newest edition of the kernel?

Is there any specific reason for this? If not try running:

su -c 'yum update kernel*'

To update to the newest kernel.
Then reboot, install the kernel-headers again and run make again.

If you have a reason to stay with the older edition of the kernel you must download and install the package manually. Link to headers
for your kernel(If you use 64-bit, be aware that you must get the 64-bit edition):

And then install it manually.
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