Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
David Branford wrote: > Thanks Luciano, > > When I try a "make" in /usr/src/drbd-0.7.17 (where I unpacked the > archive) I get: > > Calling toplevel makefile of kernel source tree, which I believe is in > KDIR=/lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2069_FC4/build > > SORRY, kernel makefile not found. You need to tell me a correct KDIR! > > > However in /lib/modules I only have: > > drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Dec 27 23:51 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 you might try (as root) `yum install kernel-devel` which should get you the kernel headers to go with your kernel. when the yum install is done you should be able to do: `ls -l /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2069_FC4/build/Makefile` and have it find a file... mine comes back as -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 44832 Mar 28 12:43 /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2069_FC4/build/Makefile $ rpm -q --whatprovides /usr/src/kernels/2.6.16-1.2069_FC4-i686/Makefile kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 > > I don't have a directory matching my currently running kernel, which is > 2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 > I have installed and updated the kernel-devel package for fedora core 4 > ("yum update kernel-devel") and downloaded Note: if the kernel-devel is not installed a yum _update_ will not install it. > kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4.src.rpm and installed it ("rpm -Uvh > kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4.src.rpm") however neither of those packages > provides it. Do you know which FC4 package provides the needed files here? > > Note: you generally do not want to use -U on your kernels, because if your machine does not like the new one, you no longer have the old one when rpm -U gets done. -- Todd Denniston Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter