The Source Of The Distribution's Kernel
The source code of the distribution's kernel comes as another package on the installation CDs.
On RedHat 9, for example, it is stored in a file named 'kernel-source-2.4.20-8.i386.rpm'.
Installing it is done like installing any other RPM package:
rpm -Uvh /path/to/kernel-source-2.4.20-8.i386.rpm
If The distribution's maker updated the kernel, the new kernel sources would be found among the updates.
In RedHat 9, the current file is kernel-2.4.20-28.9.src.rpm, found in the SRPMs (Source-RPMs) directory.
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