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Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 01:27:16 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Installing kernel source

On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 05:24:03PM +0700, Ihsan ES wrote:

Hi,

> When I run make buildworld I get error message about kernel include
> unreadable and exit.
> 
> As root, I install kernel source by tar xfz into /usr/src as on other
> distributions.
> 
> What is the right way to install kernel source?

As user sources (not root), extract the sources into /usr/src.  If you
like, apply any optional patches (such as the -ow patches, which we in
fact recommend).

Then, still as user sources, configure and optionally build the kernel.
Finally, cd back to /usr/src and do:

chmod 755 linux/
chmod -R a+rX linux/include/

Note that configuring the kernel is required for buildworld to work.

-- 
/sd

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