Re: Where is the kernel source?
Thanks for the reply, but the package you mentioned doesnt contain
the source either. Yes, I know I could get 2.2.18, but the point is that I
want to get the source of the kernel that I installed from the Debian
CDs. It seems to me that if I cant find the source to that anywhere, that
would be a GPL violation (the binary distributor has to provide the source
On Thu, 19 Jul 2001, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 04:40:24PM -0500, Jor-el wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The kernel image that my system uses appears to be from the
> > package kernel-image-2.2.18pre21-ide . One would expect that the source
> > code to this .deb would be found in the corresponding source package - i.e
> > in kernel-source-2.2.18pre21-ide . But it isnt there. www.kernel.org no
> > longer has the pre patches stored there, so I dont know where to go get
> > 2.2.18pre21 source code. Any ideas?
> 2.2.18pre21 was a "pre-release candidate" for 2.2.18. When 2.2.18 was
> officially released, it was preferred to any pre versions. You should
> get 2.2.18. I'm not sure about the ide patch ... I now run 2.4.x :)
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