[PlanetCCRMA] Installing the kernel (2.6.16-1.2080.13.rrt.rhfc4.ccrma) source rpms using YUM on fedora 4

Jan Depner eviltwin69@cableone.net
Sat Jun 10 06:03:02 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 11:16 -0700, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 19:09 +0100, David Beetham wrote:
> > I've just installed the NVIDIA driver for my fedora kernel
> > 2.6.16-1.2111_FC4 and udring the install I had to create the kernel
> > modules using the source packages, this worked ok ...
> > 
> > However I wanted to do the same for the 2.6.16-1.2080.13.rrt.rhfc4.ccrma
> > but I didn't have the kernel sources so I couldn't build the kernel
> > modules for this kernel ...
> > 
> > I tried installing them via YUM but the sources are not in the same
> > repos as the binaries ...
> > 
> > I've had a lot of help so far but I've got a bit stuck on getting
> > setting up YUM to point to the source rpms ...
> > 
> > Can anyone help me out with this ...
> > 
> > I'm running fedora 4 ...
> You should be able to install the "kernel-devel" package that
> corresponds to that kernel. "apt-get install kernel-devel" should show
> you what's available. 
> But I don't think the Nvidia drivers will work with the "rrt" kernel, I
> think somebody else alread tried and was having issues. Apparently it
> did work with the "rdt" kernel. 

    They work with 2.6.14-0.10.rrt.rhfc4.ccrma.  There is a slight
hiccup when you crank up KDE or Gnome but it doesn't stop anything.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
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