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Re: Kernel 2.4.3 won't compile

On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 05:07:32PM +0200, Idar Tollefsen wrote:
> I'm wondering if this problem is spesific to my configuration, or if this is a general problem,
> or maybe limited to the Alpha port.
> When I try to compile the 2.4.3 kernel with "make boot" it fails allready on main.c saying
> that pte_alloc and pmt_alloc are defined twice. Once in include/asm/pgalloc.h and once
> in include/linux/mm.h (I might have switched the directories here, I'm not sitting at the
> Alpha in question right now).

I wouldn't go near 2.4.3 on an alpha.  I have seen some very very awful 
things going on with it. If you can get the ^**(%! to compile it will
probably crash anyway.

I heard a lot of other horror stories about it too.  Still YMMV, you
might want to try the numa-2 patch which seemed to help the compile.

Funny thing is I get double the bogomips if I got from 2.2.19->2.4.3
wierdness.  I'd love to get a 2.4.x going as it has the udma and raid
patches. Of course going double the speed at the same time your ide,
scsi and ethernet devices go nuts is not very useful.

I have heard the ac patches may be better.

  - Craig
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