Re: Strange kernel compile error
You need to install the bin86 package (thats in sid, probably the same
for potato and woody i guess).
James Mclean wrote:
> I am recompiling my kernel on my file-server, it was running Debian Potato, and
> on a make bzImage, i get the following error.
> make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot'
> as86 -0 -a -o bbootsect.o bbootsect.s
> make: as86: Command not found
> make: *** [bbootsect.o] Error 127
> make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot'
> make: *** [bzImage] Error 2
> I have tried a few different kernels, kernel 2.2.17 (kernel.org), debian kernel-
> source-2.2.17 package, kernel 2.2.19 (kernel.org), debian kernel-source-2.2.19
> I also did apt-get dist-upgrade to Woody, to no avail.
> What is causing this error? What package can i install to get this to work?
> I have searched the debian package archives, and could not find any packages
> that matched, and apt-get install as86 did nothing.
> I havent tried to compile a kernel on this machine before.
> James Mclean
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