Re: RedHat kernel RPM 2.2.16

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 04:39:09 EST

> I appreciate your comments, but the SOURCE is exactly what I am needing in
> order to compile in PCTel modem support. FYI, I'm not a newbie, so I do

You want the kernel-source*rpm package. That provides a copy of the source
tree in the typical Linus format (unpacked in /usr/src/linux)

> did not execute. This occurs on an RH7 system as well. Seems to be
> something wrong with RH's kernel rpm?

Nope. The source rpm is for building kernels in rpm format. It does exactly
that. You could add your patches to the rpm build and build an rpm format
kernel but thats a less trivial exercise and one that is perhaps not so
well understood by most of the folks who can help you

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