[CentOS] how can I get the kernel source codes of CentOS5.2

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 20:03:00 UTC 2008


On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 12:57 PM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg
> <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr> wrote:
>>
>> this is OT, but do you know you can get NTFS RW support by simply installing
>> fuse-ntfs-3g from rpmforge? Fuse (from rf) gets rebuilt for new kernels by
>> dkms, so it's painless on kernel updates.
>
> Yes, but the point isn't to make it painless, it's to make sure I can
> keep in practice.  I've had jobs over the last 9 years doing Linux
> kernel development/analysis, and at one point I was so out of practice
> I had to relearn how to build the kernel all over again.  /That/ was
> painful.
>
> BTW, since you mentioned it, which is better - the RH NTFS module(s)
> or the fuse implementation?  Maybe I'll look for another excuse to
> build a modified kernel if the latter....

Well... if you go for the fuse/dkms route, you will lose the chance to
build the module upon kernel update. :-)

Akemi


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