[PlanetCCRMA] planetccrma FC5 recompiling kernel problem

kelly khirai@ongaku.isa-geek.net
Sun Aug 20 11:29:01 2006

i'm not sure you need to recompile the kernel if the sources match. i'd 
install the sources and then try making ndiswrapper again. it may just 
need certain headders from the sources. its worth a try. otherwise you 
have a day of configuring kernel compilation parameters ahead of you.


Martin Dupras wrote:
> Ok, I installed the src.rpm package, and now I'm none the wiser. If 
> anything, just utterly confused.
> I have no idea what I'm supposed to do now.
> I spent the day reading (confusing and sometimes contradictory) howtos 
> on recompiling the kernel.
>  From what I understood from all these is that I have to go in the 
> kernel source directory (in my case that should be 
> /usr/src/kernels/2.6.16-1.2080.16.rrt.rhfc5.ccrma-smp-i686; invoke make 
> xconfig, do make mrproper and then make bzImage.
> Unless I am grossly mistaken, the problem does not seem to be that I 
> don't have the sources installed, but that somehow make mrproper tries 
> to build infiniband, which I disabled in the config and do not want anyway.
> - martin