FLAME____ Why is the kernel source not included
johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Fri Oct 15 15:17:47 UTC 2004
On Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Tom Yates wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Oct 2004, Ken Johanson wrote:
>> But since it didnt detect my DGE-530 NIC, and the drivers that Dlink
>> kindly provides need to be compiled, I'm SCREWED by the politics because a
>> bunch of headers and fundamantal-to-any-Linux kernel source is not
>> installed. Thats right, the most rudimentary component of the system
>> besides the kernel itslef, not placed in /usr/src/linux. Flame*Nuclear.
> i'm sorry if this is a really dim question, but in what sense is the kernel
> source not available? i have the kernel-source package installed, and it's
> stuck about a quarter of a gig of files under /usr/src/linux-2.6.5-1.358.
> they look a lot like the source of such kernels as i've built recently.
> am i completely missing some important point? is this not the kernel source?
No, AFAIK you're missing nothing. The kernel source is provided, and he's
just having a big rant about nothing.
Dim questions are usually the ones that are worth asking...
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