Installing network drivers needs kernel source...

Chris Lingard chris at
Mon Jan 13 01:29:18 PST 2003

Leigh Gardiner wrote:

> When i compiled the LFS kernel, i sort of deleted the source after i was
> done and had booted in fine, only to realise i need it...
> I'm trying to compile some nic modules, but after putting the kernel
> source back in to /usr/src/linux-2.1.19, its after my configs that i
> originally did to the kernel:
> Makefile:142: *** Linux kernel source not configured - missing version.h.
> Stop.
> hmmm, don't tell me im gonna have to rebuild the kernel...or should i just
> roughly re-select the options that i thought i did with make config?? or
> will i need to reselect options then build the kernel and chuck the new
> one in /boot?

You should be able to do the menuconfig and make dep; as in the book,
when you installed the headers.  There should be no need to make a
bzImage, it just wants version.h.

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