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Re: Kernel packages/header question

On Apr 7, 2005 8:21 PM, Greg Madden <gomadtroll@gci.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 07 April 2005 06:36 pm, snacktime wrote:
> > I'm running debian testing with kernel 2.4.27-2-686-smp.  I'm trying
> > to compile the zaptel kernel modules which needs the kernel source.
> > I've done it before on other boxes that aren't smp boxes without any
> > problems, but I'm missing something here in getting the right source,
> > headers, or something.
> >
> > I downloaded   kernel-source-2.4.27, linked it to /usr/src/linux, ran
> > makemenuconfig, saved and exited then ran make dep.
> >
> > I'm a bit confused about whether I need the kernel headers, and which
> > ones I need.  I haven't needed them on boxes without smp, but there
> > are no smp specific header packages for this kernel anyways.
> snip
> If you use a Debian kernel there is a matching headers package also. If
> you compile your own kernel then you need to compile a headers package
> also.
> http://packages.debian.org/testing/devel/kernel-headers-2.4.27-2-686-smp

Ok I found out what I needed was to link the kernel header package to
/usr/src/linux, then it compiled and loaded just fine.


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