[CentOS] Where do I get Centos 5 Kernel sources for compiling
cap at nsc.liu.se
Thu Jun 28 11:29:32 UTC 2007
On Thursday 28 June 2007, Richard Chapman wrote:
> Thanks Peter and Akemi. I stand suitably chastised for replying to
> random post. I wont do it again. Maybe this is why I haven't found the
> list as responsive as it seemed to others... Thanks for the information.
> I didn't know about the smarts in the email client.
> Thanks also for the info on kernel-devel - but the snag is my centos
> system isn't on the Internet because the lan driver is broken...:-). We
> seem to have a bootstrap problem...:-). I therefore assume I can't just
> "yum" for it. Can you tell me where I can find it for the xen enabled
> kernel 2.6.18-8.el5.src?
No you don't want the source, you want the package:
to be exact:
(or from another mirror, or an older version if you cant security update, or
i386 instead of x86_64 if that's the case ...)
> Presumably I can then download it and transfer
> it on a usb drive - then use a local "yum" command?
The download to usb-stick part sounds ok, but I'm not sure a "yum
localinstall .." will work since this still assumes network (just that you
have this here local rpm to install). My suggestion, just do "rpm -ivh
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