Re: kernel sources for Lenny?
On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 11:46:22AM -0700, Andrew Porter wrote:
> What is the _right_ way to install kernel headers,
> and if possible kernel sources,
> so that they get put in /usr/src/ ... ??
> I installed these packages,
> from the www.debian.org web-site, <stable> distro:
> This is where it (dpkg) put them,
> (not in /usr/src/linux):
> pts/0:/usr/src>ls -lsa
> 4 drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 2009-09-22 12:09 linux-headers-2.6.26-1-686
Any reason you use 2.6.26-1 and not 2.6.26-2 ?
> 4 drwxr-xr-x 18 root root 4096 2009-09-22 12:09 linux-headers-2.6.26-1-common
> 4 drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2009-09-22 12:09 linux-kbuild-2.6.26
> These are Lenny (Debian 5.0, currently <stable>) kernal packages,
> and Lenny is what's on the machine.
Stable packages are actually 2.6.26-2
> What is the right way to get kernel sources and kernel headers
> installed under /usr/src/linux?
> All this is in aid of installing
> the XiG commercial X server,
> which has features X.org does not,
It's still alive?
> and which asks that kernel sources
> (esp. headers) be installed under /usr/src/linux . . .
The symlink method suggested elsewhere in this thread can easily lead
you to using an incorrect kernel source tree.
is a saner default :-(
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