On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 02:02:09PM +0000, Brendan Kehoe wrote:
>> > Sorry, for the kernel source you should do :
> > # up2date -f kernel kernel-devel
> > or
> > # up2date -f kernel-smp kernel-smp-devel
> > (always get both at the same time, just in case there is a new one)
>> You'd think...I did kernel-devel first, but that didn't actually give me
> all of the headers and such.
>> What I ended up having to do were these steps as suggested by RedHat's
> docs at http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_85_5109.shtm ...
>> up2date redhat-rpm-config rpm-build
> up2date --get-source kernel
> rpm -ivh /var/spool/up2date/kernel*.src.rpm
> cd /usr/src/redhat/SPECS
> rpmbuild -bp --target=i686 kernel-2.6.spec
> cd /usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-42.0.8.EL-smp-i686
> cp configs/kernel-2.6.9-i686-smp.config ./.config
> make oldconfig
> cp -a /usr/src/redhat/BUILD/kernel-2.6.9/linux-2.6.9 /usr/src
> ln -s /usr/src/linux-2.6.9 /usr/src/linux
That sounds like the software you were building is broken. The
kernel-devel package usually does not contain all the headers, but
it should contain all the headers for the functionality built into
the corresponding kernel.
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