Re: Confused about kernel source location
On Tuesday 14 August 2007 21:27, Wayne Topa wrote:
> > Anybody? Where do people dump their kernel source anyway???
> I have always put my kernels in /usr/src. First time I've _ever_
> heard of " DO NOT USE THE /usr/src area". Just what readme did you
> see _that_ in?
INSTALLING the kernel:
- If you install the full sources, put the kernel tarball in a
directory where you have permissions (eg. your home directory) and
* * * *
Do NOT use the /usr/src/linux area! This area has a (usually
incomplete) set of kernel headers that are used by the library header
files. They should match the library, and not get messed up by
whatever the kernel-du-jour happens to be.