jvian10 at charter.net
Fri Jul 29 01:25:48 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 13:33 -0400, paul d jones wrote:
> I hope this has not been asked recently....
> I am having a bit of difficulty installing the kernel source for the
> 2.6.12-1.1372_FC3 kernel.I need this for the reinstallation of my nvidia
You need the kernel-devel package. FC3 separated the headers from the
kernel with the 1372 package and I had to do exactly the same.
1. yum install kernel-devel
2. compile the nvidia driver
> I tried to follow the instructions for installing the sources as found
> in "http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-fc3.shtml". Basically
> 1. rpm -ivh kernel-2.6.9-1.667.src.rpm
> followed by
> 2.rpmbuild -bp --target=noarch /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/kernel-2.6.spec
> But alas, my nvidia installer is not finding the kernel source tree.
> Even when using the --kernel-source-path /usr/src/BUILD/kernel-2.6.12
> nvidia installer option, I still get error messages.
> If you cannot tell, I kinda have no idea what I am doing :-)
> Oh... I cannot find a source rpm via yum, are they no longer available
> in the repositories? or am I not looking in the right place (using the
> default yum repos...)
> Any help would be appreciated.
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