help? how to build my own kernel-header rpm package ?
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    help? how to build my own kernel-header rpm package ?

    I download a new kernel code and build it by myself.

    I want to know how to build a kernel-header rpm that I can use on other computers and not
    need to take the bigger kernel code.

    Thanks.

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    Hmm, I'm not really sure myself. You'd have to comb through your kernel sources and find where they are located.

    However, methinks you would be better off to use the kernel and kernel-devel files that come with fedora. No messy compiling required!

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    Thanks!

    But for some reason , I have to build it by myself.

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    You mean kernel-devel headers right? (The ones required for building kernel modules against the kernel)

    You can generate that by using rpmbuild to build the kernel, it requires a little configuring, see here

    http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/CustomKernel

    the actual build command is
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    rpmbuild -bb --with baseonly --without debuginfo --target=`uname -m` kernel.spec
    that'll give you a kernel rpm and kernel-devel rpm package

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    Thanks ,sideaways.

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