Install Kernel Headers

11 October 2006 This package provides kernel headers and makefiles sufficient to build modules against the kernel package. The kernel headers are necessary if you require to install a driver (for example: Nvidia, ndiswrapper, Cisco VPN, etc.). If a driver requires kernel sources, it may be sufficient to install only the kernel headers.
The kernel headers The Kernel Headers are available through the kernel-devel RPM. This may or may not be installed by Fedora. This package can be installed from your FC6 CD’s, DVD’s or online through FTP or yum.
Look on online online and make sure you match your system, using the uname command. For example:

[mirandam@charon ~]$ uname -rm
2.6.18-1.2747.fc6 i686

Select: kernel-devel-2.6.18-1.2747.fc6.i686.rpm
If you have updated your kernel (using yum), then it is recommended you use yum to install the package:
[mirandam@charon ~]$ sudo yum install kernel-devel
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