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    How do I get kernel source in mandrake 9.1?

    I never saw an option that let me install the kernel source during the install. I figured it must do it automatically, but I just tried to install drivers and it said "kernel source not found" What do I do now?

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    go to and download the appropriate kernel, then install it (rpm -Uvh [filename])

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    you may find it on your install CDs. Save you the download.

    Use Suse 10.1 and occasionally play with Kubuntu
    Also have Windows 98SE and BeOS

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    I've checked the cds....besides, I've got cable so I don't mind the download. Thanks for the link devnull

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    If you've got a 3CD set of Mandrake 9.1 or an official box set, the kernel sources are on there. Go to the package manager and do a search for kernel and you should be able to find them. Alternatively, go to and download the sources there as .tar.bz2.

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