On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 1:58 PM, Hemant Kapoor <kapoor.hem...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Cheers Rob for taking time out to reply....
>
> I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the help and
> support you are providing to us beginners....
> I have solved so many of my queries by seeing your replies in other
> posts....
>
> Back to where I was....
> The whole point of this exercise was to start teaching myself device driver
> development....
> And you are right, I have learned about how the linux distro for embedded
> systems is created....
>
> Looks like it will be considerable work required to create a proper distro
> and that is not my target...
>
> So here is the new strategy....
> I have downloaded and flash my BBB with latest debian image (Debian 9.3
> 2018-01-28).
>
> If my understanding is correct then to create loadable modules, I need
> kernel headers for this....
> Could you be kind enough to guide me as where I can get it for Debian 9.3
> 2018-01-28....

sudo apt update
sudo apt install linux-headers-`uname -r`

> Also a pointer on how to cross compile these loadable modules...

Depends on the module.. Every out of tree driver is different...

Regards,

-- 
Robert Nelson
https://rcn-ee.com/

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