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Old 08-26-2003, 11:17 AM   #1
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no kernel headers?

I am trying to install the drivers for my gforce2mx card.....

when i run the installer it tells me something about no kernel headers? Being a total newbie i am lost.....
Old 08-26-2003, 11:20 AM   #2
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You need the kernel source installed. I dont know what distro you use, but you probobly have a package of it on your install discs.
Old 08-26-2003, 11:25 AM   #3
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well, i think i did that maybe i keep doing it wrong...

apt-get install kernel-source-2.4.21bf24

then i went to the /usr/src (i think) and did

tar zxvf kernel-source-2.4.21bf42.tar.bz2

then what? it makes a new dir with tons of files i think? can't exactly remember at work right now
Old 08-26-2003, 01:01 PM   #4
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ln -sf /usr/src/newdirectory /usr/src/linux

Where 'newdirectory' is the new directory it made with lots of files



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