need help for installing source code

Paul Howarth paul at
Fri Mar 11 09:03:35 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 11:27 +0530, Kuldeep Prakash wrote:
> Hello Everybody
>  I am a newbie at linux , I have installed the Red had Fedora core 2
> linux. The installation goes through but I am not able to install the
> source code.
>  I want to learn about Linux device drivers and want to start by
> building kernel. Can any one please guide me ??

On FC2, you can install the "kernel-source" (if your system hasn't had
the errata updates applied) or the "kernel-sourcecode" package (if your
system is up to date, which is a good state to be in).

On FC3, see:

Paul Howarth <paul at>

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