Compiling drivers

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Dec 18 04:24:01 UTC 2006


Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
> On Sunday 17 December 2006 04:48, my mailbox was graced by a missive
>  from Tez <binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk> who wrote:
>
>   
>> Yes, if you install the source it will go in /usr/src (and you usually
>> have to extract it), the headers also go there.
>>     
>
> Did this, tried again, now get an error:
>
> checking for kernel version... The 
> file /usr/src/linux-source-2.6.15/include/linux/version.h does not exist.
>
> Where does one get sources with a version.h included ?
>  
> Cheers,
>  
> Ron.
> --
>                 
To get the source ready to be compiled against it has to be, at least
partially, compiled.
If you use the headers it should work. Otherwise you may have to compile
the kernel (someone correct me if there is a better way)


Tez






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