[CentOS] Getting kernel source for 2.6.9-42.ELsmp

Wed Dec 6 19:57:20 UTC 2006
Nick Webb <webbn at acm.org>

On 12/6/06, Charles E Campbell Jr <charles.e.campbell at nasa.gov> wrote:
> Hello!
> I need to get an arcnet device driver up and running.  Normally it
> appears to be distributed with linux, but not installed.  So, I need to
> compile and install it, naturally.
> So, where is the kernel souce for 2.6.9-42.ELsmp?  I can find kernel
> source for 2.6.9.
> BTW, I obtained 2.6.9 and tried compiling it, but all I got was *.o
> files and
>   insmod: error inserting 'arcnet.o`: -1 Invalid module format
> Seems that the rest of the
> /lib/modules/2.6.9-42.ELsmp/kernel/drivers/net appear to be *.ko files.
> Hope y'all can help!
> Charles Campbell
> P.S. sorry if this is a duplicate; my first copy went out over an hour
> ago and I didn't see it show up
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I think this should work, just make sure SMP is supported is enabled
when you do the config: