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Re: kernel-headers RPM?

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: kernel-headers RPM?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 01:51:07 +0100
Cc: SGI Linux Alias <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <062a01bf3092$e54906b0$0228a8c0@satanas>
References: <062a01bf3092$e54906b0$0228a8c0@satanas>
On Wed, Nov 17, 1999 at 01:30:03AM +0100, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> I've managed to bring up a mipsel 2.2.12
> kernel using the Red Hat 6.0 root filesystem
> from off the SGI web site.  I can install the
> egcs package, but I also need the development
> glibc package to be installed before I can
> "go native".   That package in turn depends
> on the kernel-headers package, which I've
> been unable to locate on the web.  Do any
> of you know where I could find a copy, or
> that failing, build/fake one? Forcing the
> install by overriding the dependencies
> seems to but the rpm database in a
> corrupt state - rpm core dumps thereafter
> on installation that would otherwise succeed.
> :-(

Oh?  That's a bug I haven't seen so far...

I have to admit that I also force installation since I have to use the
newest kernel headers.  That means /usr/include/{asm,linux} point to
/usr/src/linux/include/{asm,linux}.

  Ralf

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