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Old 08-07-2004, 01:12 PM   #1
rtwatts07
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Where is my kernel?


I just installed Knoppix 3.4. I opened KDE Control Center (in an attempt to fix a different problem) and noticed the KDE Kernel Configurator. I open this and was surprised to find that my kernel is nowhere to be found. The error message is something along the lines of:

Sorry, KDE Control Center cannot find your kernel because no architecture was specified.

This brings me to the question of: Why is this happening? Where is my kernel?

If anyone could shed some light onto the source of this problem, I would appreciate it.

Thanks,
rtwatts07
 
Old 08-07-2004, 01:16 PM   #2
ChangWufei
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your kernel source should be in /usr/src/(the version of yout kernel) and you *.img system map and vmlinuz should be in /boot

Hope this helps
 
Old 08-07-2004, 01:17 PM   #3
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you'll also want to install the kernel-source headers
 
Old 08-07-2004, 02:05 PM   #4
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i think u need to install the kernel headers as well the kernel development package

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Old 08-07-2004, 03:39 PM   #5
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Your kernel is typically named /boot/vmlinuz It is a gzipped file that expands when loaded.
 
  


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