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Do I need just a linux kernel source or an Ubuntu kernel source for compiling drivers for Ubuntu?
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not usually, just make sure if your running 64-bit version of ubuntu that you are running the 64-bit version of the drivers. Most driver packages are pretty good these days, they dont take a whole lot of building etc..
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I dont want to gointo it but for my modems driver I have to becuase its a winmodem, so a normal linux source 2.6.20 file would do?
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I dont want to gointo it but for my modems driver I have to becuase its a winmodem, so a normal linux source 2.6.20 file would do?
You can use any kernel you wish.

Personally, I recommend using the ck-sources. (It's the standard linux kernel, patched by Con Kolivas for extra speed and low latency.)
http://members.optusnet.com.au/ckolivas/kernel/
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