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Old 11-16-2003, 09:25 PM   #1
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prism54 on 9.2


when i was running 9.2 rc1 i had the old version of the prism54 drivers running, and now that i installed the release of 9.2 i cant figure out how to get the source for the kernel, i tried to download the kernel-source-ect.rpm, and when i try to install it, a message comes up that everything is installed
but in /usr/src there is nothing :/

any help would be appriciated, keep in mind this computer wont have the internet until after i get the wireless working, so i have to transfer everything
 
Old 11-16-2003, 11:40 PM   #2
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really all i need help on so far is successfully getting the source on the computer and ready to be manulipated.
 
Old 11-17-2003, 12:14 AM   #3
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Download the non rpm'ed non Mandraked sources

Well if you want the source to the linux kernel then I suggest that you go to www.kernel.org and download the official Linus kernel source. A plus too is that you can use the latest release of the kernel, always a good thing if you are going to compile one. The kernel sources are compressed with both gzip and bzip, choose whatever you prefer, save and extract to /usr/src and it seems you know the rest.

Hope this helps.
 
  


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