Reasons for not removing the kernel source tree
jimilinux at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 05:49:53 PDT 2006
cloop also require kernel source if you want to create LFS livecd
On 8/16/06, Miguel Bazdresch <lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org> wrote:
> * Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> [2006-08-14 18:30]:
> > On 8/14/06, Angel Tsankov <fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg> wrote:
> > >>> The LFS 6.1.1 book says that "the Linux source tree is often retained
> > >for a long time." What reasons may one have to do this?
> > >>
> > >> Building external kernel modules would be the main reason (ATI, Nvidia,
> > >etc.)
> > >
> > >Aha, and iptables probably, right?
> > Iptables should build on its own. It uses netfilter from the kernel,
> > but should provide its own headers or use the ones installed in
> > /usr/include.
> In my experience Fuse also needs to have the kernel sources (and
> properly configured too, not just unpacked).
> Miguel Bazdresch
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