nothing but problems

ninjasuit2000-netwinder at ninjasuit2000-netwinder at
Tue Jan 18 18:26:43 EST 2005

--- Ralph Siemsen <ralphs at> wrote:

> ninjasuit2000-netwinder at wrote:
> > I'm still having issues with compiling a kernel on
> my
> > netwinder, but I've basically given up on that
> > endevour as my eventual goal of getting the
> ebtables
> > bridging firewall patches in there is going to be
> > fruitless untill we get some of the newer 2.4
> series
> > kernels working or make the jump to a 2.6 series
> > kernel.
> Point me to the patches you want to see integrated
> and I'll take a look 
> next time I go building kernels.

> > My latest issue though is trying to compile a
> program
> > from a tarball and the configure script will not
> find
> > the libraries for openssl. I've tried compiling a
> few
> > programs and run into this issue (elinks &
> ctorrent)
> > any ideas oh how to get this working? I don't have
> > much of a background with redhat based distros to
> know
> > if I need to create any symlinks or change and
> > lines or anything... 
> Most likely means you haven't got the openssl-devel
> package installed 
> (that is where all the header files are in redhat...
> most packages have 
> a corresponging package-devel containing headers and
> such).
> Which netwinder disk image are you using?  nw-9
> hopefully?  You 
> shouldn't have to fiddle with or anything
> like that.

You are correct sir! I installed the devel package and
ctorrent compiled fine. Also, I found that the newest
version of openssl compiles from source w/o any issues
if anybody want to bother making and rpm of it.

Thanks again


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