LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu
User Name
Password
Ubuntu This forum is for the discussion of Ubuntu Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-28-2008, 04:57 PM   #1
aloishis89
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2007
Posts: 54

Rep: Reputation: 15
patching problem


I am trying to patch openmosix on an ubuntu desktop and am having problems. I tried this command:
Code:
cd /usr/src
apt-get install kernel-source-2.4.19 kernel-package \
        openmosix kernel-patch-openmosix
but it says it can't find the package. also, just trying apt-get install kernel says it can't find the package. i know that i am hooked up to the internet. Since i have a gui, i manually downloaded the patch in firefox and tried to use the patch command, but it still didn't work. what am i doing wrong?
 
Old 03-01-2008, 10:46 PM   #2
DragonSlayer48DX
Registered User
 
Registered: Dec 2006
Posts: 1,454
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 74
The package you downloaded should have a Readme file with specific instructions on how to use the 'configure' and 'make' instructions. Source packages must be configured and compiled before they can be installed.

FWIW- the project is now closed. If you need to re-download the openmosix package, you'll need to go to SourceForge and download it manually.

Cheers

Last edited by DragonSlayer48DX; 03-01-2008 at 10:51 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
problem in patching nivedan_nigam Programming 3 12-15-2005 12:35 AM
Problem patching kernel abefroman Linux - Security 2 12-28-2004 12:38 AM
problem patching dsniff buddamonk Linux - Software 0 11-23-2004 11:08 AM
patching kernel problem drenal Linux - Newbie 4 03-28-2004 03:56 PM
problem with with patching mm kernel! bamboo123 Linux - General 2 02-02-2004 04:50 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:23 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration