No source directory - Debian

This is a discussion on No source directory - Debian ; Greetings, I have installed kernel-headers-2.6-686-smp, kernel-headers-2.6.8-3, kernel-headers-2.6.8-3-686-smp, kernel-image-2.6-686-smp, kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686, kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686-smp, kernel-package, and kernel-source-2.6.8. But I still do not have the /source directory in the following. I cannot think of or find any other packages that provide this. I need this ...

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  1. No source directory

    Greetings,

    I have installed kernel-headers-2.6-686-smp, kernel-headers-2.6.8-3,
    kernel-headers-2.6.8-3-686-smp, kernel-image-2.6-686-smp,
    kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686, kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686-smp, kernel-package, and
    kernel-source-2.6.8.

    But I still do not have the /source directory in the following. I cannot
    think of or find any other packages that provide this. I need this to build
    alsa. Please help

    /lib/modules/2.6.8-3-686-smp/source
    --
    Kip

  2. Re: No source directory

    Kip wrote:
    > Greetings,
    >
    > I have installed kernel-headers-2.6-686-smp, kernel-headers-2.6.8-3,
    > kernel-headers-2.6.8-3-686-smp, kernel-image-2.6-686-smp,
    > kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686, kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686-smp, kernel-package, and
    > kernel-source-2.6.8.
    >
    > But I still do not have the /source directory in the following. I cannot
    > think of or find any other packages that provide this. I need this to build
    > alsa. Please help
    >
    > /lib/modules/2.6.8-3-686-smp/source


    The kernel source is probably in /usr/src/kernel-source-2.6.8.tar.gz

    You have to unpack it, preferably into your home directory.

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