Open the Box (Part 2)

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Re: Open the Box (Part 2)

Postby piratesmack on Sat Oct 17, 2009 2:12 pm

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dpkg -i linux-headers-2.6.31.4-iron_2.6.31.4-iron-10.00.Custom_i386.deb


Don't think that's such a good idea.
You should use the kernel headers that your glibc was compiled with
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Re: Open the Box (Part 2)

Postby piratesmack on Sat Oct 17, 2009 2:35 pm

There are 2 places where you'll find kernel headers: in /usr/include/linux and /usr/src/linux

/usr/include/linux should contain the headers of the default Ubuntu kernel.
They were used to build the glibc package. Since most core software links against glibc, it needs the correct headers to compile.

/usr/src/linux will contain the headers of your custom kernel and 3rd-party kernel modules (vboxdrv, madwifi, etc) will use them to build.

Nice guide, btw
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Re: Open the Box (Part 2)

Postby piratesmack on Sat Oct 17, 2009 2:45 pm

Oh, the linux-headers deb installs to /usr/src?
Oops, nevermind then :oops:

Thanks for the guide.
I may try it out later
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Re: Open the Box (Part 2)

Postby deadguy on Sun Oct 18, 2009 1:39 pm

heya Ikey,

I don't use openbox on mint.. I like my Gnome/metacity there but
I felt I had to try your kernel tweaking guide. ^^
works like a charm!! :D
I've compiled two different kernel versions on my irc/bot box (which runs Mint 5).
<edit>my laptop too</edit>
very handy!!

thanks and cheers,

Deadguy
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