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Re: Compiling a kernel...

Try "$make mrproper" before using "$make menuconfig" if that works use
"$make-kpkg kernel-image" which will compile the kernel and package it
into a .deb package then use dpkg to install it.


Peter Firmstone.

On Mon, 13 Nov 2000, Michael Dickey wrote:

> I would like take the plunge and compile a kernel for my laptop - I have
> unpacked the kernel source and have gotten as far as "make config". I
> would like to use xconfig - would be a little more comfortable (I'm stretching
> my limits now...), but make xconfig returns the following:
> >dell:/usr/local/src/linux# make xconfig
> >rm -f include/asm
> >( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)
> >make -C scripts kconfig.tk
> >make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/local/src/linux/scripts'
> >cat header.tk >> ./kconfig.tk
> >./tkparse < ../arch/i386/config.in >> kconfig.tk
> >net/ax25/Config.in: 25: unable to open drivers/net/hamradio/Config.in
> >make[1]: *** [kconfig.tk] Error 1
> >make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/linux/scripts'
> >make: *** [xconfig] Error 2     
> There is no drivers/net/hamradio - wasn't there when I unpacked the kernel
> source archive.
> How can I fix this? If anyone would care to take a bit of time to help
> me through this I would be extremely grateful!
> Michael
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