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Subject: Re: [aclug-L] kernel compile problems
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 08 May 1999 16:20:56 -0500
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

You need to install the bin86 package.  Also make sure you have gcc,
make, libc6-dev, and dialog installed.

-- John

Seth "spiff" Turner <spiff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> What is it with my trying to build a kernel that causes me so much grief?
> Anyway, I am trying to upgrade from 2.0.36 to 2.2.5 then on to 2.2.7 (know I 
> have had 2.2.5 running before so would like the step in the process).  After
> going through make menuconfig, all seems correct.  However, upon starting
> make-kpkg --revision=mahdi.1.0 kernel_image the trouble begins (again).
> It goes through and does most of the compile, however exits in a bad way at 
> the 
> end.  Here is what it outputs:
> make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot'
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -E -D__BIG_KERNEL__ -traditional 
> -DSVGA_MODE=NORMAL_VGA  bootsect.S -o bbootsect.s
> as86 -0 -a -o bbootsect.o bbootsect.s
> make[2]: as86: Command not found
> make[2]: *** [bbootsect.o] Error 127
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot'
> make[1]: *** [bzImage] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux'
> make: *** [build] Error 2
> Once that happens, I am pretty much dead in the water, not knowing what/why 
> it 
> happens.  Any help will be appreciated, and I will continue to figure it out 
> in the mean time.
> tia,
> Seth

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx |
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