linux-source-$(uname -r)

Rocco Stanzione grasshopper at
Sun Oct 8 20:18:38 BST 2006

On Sunday 08 October 2006 1:46 pm, t u wrote:
> I understand the problem. but I thought you could build a [running]
> ubuntu kernel with
> - your config file under /boot
> - the linux-source*.orig.tar.gz, say from this page:
> - the ubuntu patche linux-source*.diff.gz, again say from this page
> or just buy apt-get installing linux-source, for example from here
> and
> following the steps to conpile from the same web page. that one seems to
> come with ubuntu patches.
> don't misunderstand, this is not a -1 ;) I am writing this just to make
> sure I'm not missing something :)

The first way, if it works, is more work than it should be.  The second, to 
make a long story short, "doesn't work".

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