On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 07:27:43 +0000 (GMT) irlow irlow <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> bash-2.05b# cd vmware3/ > bash-2.05b# make install && make clean > ===> vmware3-184.108.40.2062_13,1 kernel source files required. > *** Error code 1 > > Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/vmware3. > bash-2.05b# > > What should I do? > > I don't know how to install a kernel source, specially that it's probably the > kernel source of the linux base, No, it's the FreeBSD kernel sources... > because it runs emulated, just read the package-desc. ...just read /usr/ports/emulators/vmware3/Makefile :-) > But I'd like to know where is the kernel source package of the freebsd in > ports too... There ain't no FreeBSD kernel source package, or kernel source port (or at least not that I'm aware of, and I wouldn't expect there to be). You will need to install the source files from the appropriate FreeBSD installation media and / or from the 'net. You can, for instance, use cvsup(1) to pull the FreeBSD kernel sources for any particular revision (or indeed date / time) down. Please see http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cvsup.html for more information on using cvsup to update / obtain FreeBSD kernel sources, but do also be aware that you're probably better off installing the sources from the installation media first, then updating them (if you feel this is necessary for your particular version of FreeBSD) to avoid having to download the whole lot. > thanks I have probably explained this a little too quickly, so please feel free to ask if you'd like clarification. -- Nick Withers email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.nickwithers.com Mobile: +61 414 397 446 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"