Re: Kernel Headers question (and Winmodems)
On Monday 13 December 2004 12:13, Bill Moseley wrote:
> 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.
It should find them from the same place your compile found them when you
created the kernel. IE, generally under /usr/src/linux
> > I imagine it's pretty outdated - there aren't a lot of people who are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.. ;)
LOL. I have compiled the ltmodem driver for my inspiron, but it probably only
runs with a 2.2 or lower kernel, since I haven't used that modem in years.