-i is the dkpg switch for install
you want apt-get install kernel-headers-2.2.19pre17
It's in the help text
On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 12:09:26AM -0700, James Michael DuPont wrote:
> Dear Debian Kernel Hackers.
> I think that I must have done something wrong and
> please excuse the stupid question.
> In this mail :
> You write apt-get -i kernel-headers-2.2.19pre17
> Unfortunatly :
> # apt-get -i kernel-headers-2.2.19pre17
> Returns E: Command line option 'i' [from -i] is not
> #apt-get install kernel-headers-2.2.19pre17
> Returns : 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to
> remove and 0 not upgraded.
> I dont have the debian cd, but have
> deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian potato
> main non-free contrib
> deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US
> potato/non-US main non-free contrib
> in my /etc/apt/sources.list
> I am running potato 2.2r3.
> My kernel says that it is 2.2.19pre17.
> I want to compile a module,
> and need the kernel headers
> Here are the options that I have found on the net
> Please advise,
> and please respond to my mail directly if possible.
> James Michael DuPont
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