may be a stupid question

akonstam at trinity.edu akonstam at trinity.edu
Tue Dec 21 12:12:42 UTC 2004


On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 07:00:09PM -0500, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Jeff Vian wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 2004-12-19 at 20:39 +0100, Adel Essafi wrote:
> > > hi
> > > I need to install smlink modem driver for my amr driver. They said that
> > > to have the Linux 2.6 kernel installed.
> > > With FC1, I could find a feature in redhat-config-packages that installs
> > > the kernel development kernel headers. I don t find it in FC3.
> > > Event in the package list I did nt find something like
> > > kernel-headers....rpm.
> > > So, how can I get the the kernel source of FC3.
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Headers are installed by default with the kernel rpm.
> > Source is not usually needed.
> >
> > For detailed assistance with linmodems (aka winmodems) try
> > www.linmodems.com.  The mailing list there is great and very helpful.
> 
> The smartlink driver for kernel 2.6 includes a 1600-line patch to ALSA
> modules, so I'm guessing it won't install without complete source.
> 
> To get kernel source in FC3, you need the kernel-*.src.rpm.  Read the
> FC3 release notes for instructions on installing it.
I suspwect what he wants is a file called something like: 
kernal-sourcecode,,,,  The file you refer to is a source rpm for the
kernel.
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