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Re: [vox-tech] RH 7.2 configuration

Keywords: RedHat 7.2, kernel recompilation, source package

On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Joey Karalius wrote:

> The sticking point is when I try to run make xconfig, config, or
> menuconfig (I get the 'no target' error).  Also, the directory
> 'usr/src/linux' doesn't exist, I know it's supposed to be in the redhat
> directory, but I can't 'make' anything in there either.
> I thought that maybe some packages were not installed so I rpm'd a bunch
>   of stuff from the install disks, and even ran a whole 'nother update
> run last night to see if something was missing.
> Any ideas why I can't run this stuff?  I'm sending this e-mail from my
> Windows system so I haven't pasted any text from the shell to help in
> diagnosis.

You need the kernel sources package and the kernel headers package.

> Also, an un-related question:
>   How do I mount a MAC-formatted ZIP disk?

I've never tried it, but you might try mounting it as hpfs:

   mount -t hpfs /dev/sda4 /mnt/zip
   (assuming those are the correct device and mount point.)

Whether that works or not, Macs can mount PC formatted Zip disks.  Simply
change the partition type and reformat it.


Mark K. Kim
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