Re: KERNEL HEADERS

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2008/9/21 Antonio Olivares <[email protected]>:
> --- On Sun, 9/21/08, David McCormick <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>> From: David McCormick <[email protected]>
>> Subject: KERNEL HEADERS
>> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <[email protected]>
>> Date: Sunday, September 21, 2008, 7:40 AM
>> I have been trying to install drivers for a Marvell nic and
>> an Atheros
>> wireless on my new Toshiba laptop but when I run the
>> install scripts I
>> get the error Kernel Headers not found. If I try to install
>> them RPM it
>> says they are already installed. I have searched the
>> archives but can't
>> find a reference to where they are.

> # rpm -qa kernel-headers
>
> if they ae installed will return
> [[email protected] ~]$ rpm -qa kernel-headers
> kernel-headers-2.6.26.3-29.fc9.i386
> [[email protected] ~]$
>
> if they are not present for your running kernel `uname -r`, then you may
> # yum install kernel-headers
>

Bit of an old thread here, but maybe someone will find the following useful:
1. Some drivers that require the 'kernel headers' need header files
from the kernel-devel package, rather than (or more likely in addition
to) kernel-headers.
2. "$ rpm -ql package-name" will list all the files provided by that package.

-- 
imalone

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