Re: Kernel Headers question (and Winmodems)
On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 09:27:58AM -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Why do you want the kernel headers on the laptop? If you're building the
> modem driver from source, why not build it where you build the kernel image?
I suppose I can. That kernel is not running on the other machine so
uname -r will report the wrong location. I guess it depends on how
the Makefile finds the kernel headers it's building for.
> > 1) Should I just copy /usr/src/kernel-source-2.6.9 to the laptop and
> > setup a /usr/src/linux symlink?
> That works - doesn't get debian patches, but I've done it both ways. The
> alternative is to get the debian kernel-source package. .
That is the debian kernel source package. (Although I did have to
grab a .c file from kernel.org to replace one of the files with Debian
patches to get my console framebuffer to work again.)
> I imagine it's pretty outdated - there aren't a lot of people who are into
> developing this sort of driver who are still using dial-up. :-(
Yep, that's why I have waited so long to try this.. ;)