[ubuntu-uk] kernel - missing header.

Barry Drake ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com
Sat Aug 27 17:49:35 UTC 2011

Hi there ....  When I tried to re-build the module for my wi-fi dongle, 
I got the error that smp_lock.h was missing.  I eventually found a 
workaround on a Swedish site!  Simply putting a symlink into an earlier 
set of headers does the trick - this works for me.  The file is in 
/usr/src/linux-headers-[XYZ], and if the earlier one is not available 
legacy headers can be found in the repo.

Might save someone a bit of head scratching.  Should I report this as a 
bug?  If so, how?

Regards,        Barry.

Barry Drake is a member of the the Ubuntu Advertising team.

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