Compiling woes

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Wed Dec 20 10:55:32 UTC 2006

"Renaud (Ron) Olgiati" <renaud at> writes:

> Under Dapper 6.06
> New Asus K8v-vm Ultra motherboard.
> Driver for the integrated sound card comes as a tarball.
> On compiling the tarball I get an error:
> checking for kernel version... The file /usr/src/linux/include/linux/version.h 
> does not exist.
> Please, install the package with full kernel sources for your distribution
> I _have_ installed the linux sources and headers.
> Questions:
> - Anyone got any idea how do I get my driver to compile ? 

Create a symlink to your header directory
cd /usr/src && sudo ln -s <header directory> linux 

John L. Fjellstad
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