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I'm trying to recompile a module for my Android device (I'm pretty new to both kernel level stuff and android stuff) I have an Epic 4G CM9 with a Kernel 2.6.35.7-g502e35e, pinky-ghost@cyyanogenmod#1 I've found out that to create a module I need the source code for the Kernel of my device.

Initially I went to kernel-epicmtd, but I discovered that this was the wrong place, since they are using kernel 3.x.x.

I am now going through the cm-kernel, but I noticed that for kernel 2.6.35 there are 3 different branches.

So my question is how do I go about finding the kernel source that I need? and if I pulled the config files from any phone with the same kernel version, would it work?

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I think you'll need a kernel specific to your device, it may be best to follow up with the CM folks. I'm not sure this is the best place for help since it's getting into the development side of things. –  Matthew Read Dec 11 '12 at 6:43
    
@MatthewRead kk thanks, I will try their forums –  GoldenStake Dec 11 '12 at 7:24