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Old 06-20-2003, 12:26 PM   #1
Buckmaster
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Hello,

I am new to the LinuxQuestions.org website, and I've done some preliminary searching on this issue, both here and on Google, but I can't seem to figure this out. I know this is a real newbie question, so please forgive me upfront.

I am installing some new tarball compressed software. The configure script is requesting my "Linux source directory." The default here and everywhere I seem to look is /usr/src/linux. However, this is not the case with my SuSE 8.1 box. I do have /usr/src/packages with BUILD RPMS SOURCES SPECS SRPMS listed there. Within the /usr directory I have i486-suse-linux directory - would this be my source.

Apologiees upfront for my ignorance and thanks in advance for any help provided.

Buck
 
Old 06-20-2003, 12:37 PM   #2
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it's not needed for normal operations, so it's not installed unless you tell it to. start yast search for 'kernel' and install
 
  


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