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hey ricky when i m installing the alsa driver by running ./configure command it is showing following msg

checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep
checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
checking for inline... inline
checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
checking for current directory... /root/Desktop/alsa-driver-1.0.18a
checking cross compile...
checking for directory with kernel source... ./configure: line 4773: cd: /lib/modules/2.6.18-8.el5/source: No such file or directory
checking for directory with kernel build... /lib/modules/2.6.18-8.el5/build
checking for kernel linux/version.h... no
The file /include/linux/version.h does not exist.
Please install the package with full kernel sources for your distribution
or use --with-kernel=dir option to specify another directory with kernel
sources (default is /lib/modules/2.6.18-8.el5/source).

Please install the Kernel Source.

As building a kernel is out of my knowledge, do you know a usb headset that can work with the kernel provided with the website ?


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