Re: X-surf driver
On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 04:23:19PM +0100, Øyvin Halfan Thuv wrote:
> Erik van Roode wrote:
> > >That's what I did as well. The problem is that I get error 1 while
> > >trying to
> > >compile that source :( don't know why...
> > Are you trying to compile with make-kpkg or do it manually with make?
> > See below.
> with make
> I do:
> alinux#make config
> I then select to not use modules, enable affs, ariadne2, scsi, ramdisk, ext2,
> minix, blizz1230ivscsi, iso9660 and few more. After that I do a:
> alinux#make dep
> alinux#make clean
> and finally:
> alinux#make zImage
> it then compiles for a few hours and exits with error 1
> > Showing the exact error message would help. If you use make-kpkg,
> > an attempt is made to create the .deb in <kernel-source directory>/..
> > (parent directory) Assuming you are not using root account, make
> > sure you have write permissions there.
> I'm logged in as root, so there should be no write troubles.
so what error message was it?
> Today I deleted the sources, an reunpacked them form the .tar-file to start from
> scratch. Then I patched the ariadne2.c file, and did the first three steps with
> no troubles that far. Tomorrow I'll try to finish with a make zImage, and I hope
> that will work. If it doesn't I'll post the whole error if I can.
> BTW: Is it correct that the source dir is called "kernel-source-2.2.17", or
> should I rename it to "linux"? Might there be troubles with looking up files
> because of this mabye?
that is correct and doesn't matter, if you rename it you need at least
'make dep' anew.
You aren't even supposed to compile it as root, only 'make modules_install'