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Old 05-14-03, 09:38 AM   #1
Kennedy
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Question Missing kernel-headers in RH9

I have been working through the problems on my nforce2 motherboard and I am slowly getting somewhere.

Next on my list is getting the full speed from my hard drive.

According to all info on inet I need to patch and recompile the kernel. Ok, for a newbie that's fairly scary but there is plenty of info around.

Unfortunately everything I read about this process requires that I have the kernel-headers installed.

I have checked rpms on the system and on the 3 RH9 cds and they don't seem to be there. I have done a 'find' with no luck.

Am I looking in the wrong place or are they missing?

I am running RH9 2.4.20-8.

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Old 05-14-03, 01:25 PM   #2
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If using the latest NForce drivers (v256) I believe, NVidia reports that the ide, usb, modem drivers are included with redhat 9.0 and not in the latest driver release.

I have also seen on some posts that you need to set some parameters up for the drives to get ata mode out of them

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Old 05-14-03, 04:03 PM   #3
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The Redhat kernel headers are in a package named:

kernel-source-<version stuff here>.rpm
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Old 05-15-03, 08:14 AM   #4
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Thanks

I've got them now.

They seem to have been installed but there was no trace of a kernel-headers rpm.

I went on to try and patch the kernel and I get lots of failed messages and do I want to reverse the patch?

It seems that the 2.4.20-8 kernel that RH9 provides is a mixture of 2.4.20 and 2.4.21.

I am going to put up another post re kernel versions etc.


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