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

Kevin Krieser k_krieser at sbcglobal.net
Wed Sep 3 00:51:45 UTC 2008


On Aug 26, 2008, at 12:36 PM, Akemi Yagi wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 10:32 AM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 5:49 AM, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>  
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Rather than guessing, why not look at the output from the rpm  
>>> command
>>> he ran, which gives the name of the package he's missing? Filipe
>>> nailed this one a little earlier in the thread with unifdef.x86_64
>>> needing to be installed.
>>
>> I remember running into this a while back.  That being the case,
>> shouldn't unifdef be included in kernel-devel, or at least one of the
>> packages that are required for building a kernel?  Seems like it
>> sticks out like a sore thumb this way....
>>
>> Alternatively, how do I go about suggesting this in a formal way
>> (bugzilla, etc.)?
>
> Alan and I are now talking about this so we can amend the Wiki article
> appropriately.  According to him, unifdef is not required on his
> 32-bit system.  I will update on this subject as soon as I gather more
> info.

I've needed it on RHEL 5 systems before I could build the kernel  
source on 32 bit systems.  I probably did with CentOS too, but I don't  
recall for sure.


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