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Hi, What is the difference between these two rpm packages ? kernel-2.6.18-274.7.1.el5.x86_64.rpm kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.7.1.el5.x86_64.rpm What does headers means ? Regards, Aparna....
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    Difference between two rmp packages ?


    Hi,

    What is the difference between these two rpm packages ?

    kernel-2.6.18-274.7.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

    kernel-headers-2.6.18-274.7.1.el5.x86_64.rpm


    What does headers means ?


    Regards,
    Aparna.

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    KernelNewbies.org is a good place to find information about kernels and their components:

    KernelHeaders - Linux Kernel Newbies
    oz

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    One is the kernel...the other is the kernel source/development files. And both are mentioned on Google.

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