Re: Newbie problem

From: Stephen M. Williams (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 16:36:06 EST

On 24 Jul 2001 22:17:26 +0100, Frank Akujobi wrote:
> Hi all,
> Am a newbie and this is my first post. I just
> installed Redhat7.1 (one I downloaded) and it's
> working well even hooked it up to the internet. I
> checked my /usr/src/ and I don't find a /linux
> directory. I find only one directory... /redhat. It
> there something wrong somewhere, or do I have to
> download a kernel source seperately. Doing uname -r
> shows me that I have 2.4.x.x.
> Thanks.
> Frank.

OT, but if you did not tell the installer to install the
source/development part, it doesn't install the kernel source. Look on
your CD or in the directory you downloaded files into for the RPM with
the word kernel-source in them.

The soure can be had from, then untar it into /usr/src.


Stephen Williams

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