which packages to install to compile kernel modules?
dick.dowdell at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 17:41:45 UTC 2010
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>wrote:
> i'm still feeling my way around ubuntu so what is/are the package(s)
> i need to have installed in order to compile a simple kernel module?
> in other words, what package(s) will give me the essential part of the
> kernel source tree corresponding to the current kernel against which i
> can compile that module?
> a quick perusal suggests the package
> linux-headers-2.6.32-22-generic, which provides the content under the
> corresponding /usr/src directory. is that it?
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You might try "sudo apt-get install build-essential".
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