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Old 02-06-2004, 02:12 PM   #1
minorgod
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Can I use RPM to download and update all core source files?


I installed Mandrake Linux 9.2 without any of the source files. Now I need the source files to resolve a problem installing my new ATI All-in-wonder Pro 9000, and I'm wondering if there's an easy way to download them via RPM. What would the command look like in my console?
 
Old 02-06-2004, 05:59 PM   #2
raphandmon
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The easiest way is to go to mandrake's ftp site and download the kernel-source package for your kernel version. Goto http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en-us/ftp.php3#586 and pick you nearest mirror, then look for the appropriate file. It's about 40MB though.
 
  


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