Re: ltmodem for 2.2r4
On Sun, 2001-12-09 at 22:50, Wolfgang wrote:
> I don't think ltmodem-KVERSION_LTVERSION_i386.deb includes sourcecode to
> compile, it was not like this in the appropriate SuSE-rpm. There were "only"
> binaries and a few scripts to install/uninstall the files in the right place
> and make the links. Isn't it like this with the *.deb?
Right. *.deb is purely for binaries. There are source debs too (?
*.deb.src) which can be installed using APT/dpkg and even auto built for
> Someone write: Any LTVERSION will do. Please look at the downloadsite
> http://www.heby.de/ltmodem. Why are there more than one possibility for
> kernel 2.2.19? Which one is the right one for the default installation?
I was running 2.2.19pre17 (slightly earlier than yours) with versions
5.99, 6.0a1 and 6.0b4. All of which worked when compiled from source.
The only problem I had was with getting the right headers. The build
process kept complaining about it so I ended up compiling a new kernel
to make 100% sure the kernel headers were the same. Prepackaged ones
may work too.
When you get further into it I would highly suggest moving to Woody
(testing) as there are a lot more fun things to play with but you need
to be somewhat prepared for the odd breakages that may require
* Simon Wong *