Re: Open Source ???
On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Raphael Bustin wrote:
> Now I'm confused. Well, OK, I was born that way.
> New Debian installation. Need to compile some
> source code, build an object. Have makefile
> and a .C file, provided by NIC card vendor.
> Run make. Make complains that "modversions.h" is
> not found. It seems to be a deeply nested
> I'm guessing that this file lives in one of the
> "kernel-headers" .deb files.
> But hey, what's this ---
> At debian.org, there is no .deb for the i386
> build for kernel-headers-2.2.18pre21. Oddly enough,
> there is such a file for sparc.
> Nor is there such a .deb file on my debian
> distribution CD. So which .deb file do I need
> to get this steenking header file?
> Is there some clue in the naming of this
> distro ("2.2.18pre21") that would lead me to
> the answer?
> Clearly I haven't learned to think in Linux
> terms yet...
You guessed correctly! You should upgrade to
kernel-image-2.2.19 and get kernel-headers-2.2.19. 2.2.18pre21 is