Q: Keeping kernel and source synchronized

Hawkwind hawkwind at gmail.com
Mon Oct 16 18:01:09 UTC 2006


On 10/16/06, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Some recent update seems to have put my kernel and the kernel source
> headers out of sync.
>
> uname -a gives:
>
> Linux homebrew 2.6.15-27-amd64-generic #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Sep 16
> 01:50:50 UTC 2006 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>
> but ls -al /usr/src gives:
>
> total 16
> drwxrwsr-x  4 root src  4096 2006-08-31 20:52 .
> drwxr-xr-x 12 root root 4096 2006-08-05 18:00 ..
> drwxr-xr-x 19 root root 4096 2006-09-16 08:26 linux-headers-2.6.15-26
> drwxr-xr-x  4 root root 4096 2006-09-16 08:26
> linux-headers-2.6.15-26-amd64-generic
>
> I would have expected these two to stay in sync if I stayed current
> with all my updates, but that seems not to be the case.
>
> How do I get them back in sync?
>
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Any time you have a kernel upgrade, you must install/update the
kernel-source(headers) seperately as they don't get updated as to not mess
up things that are previously built against them.  IMO it's a good thing it
does this.


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Cliff Wade (Hawkwind)
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