On Mon, 25 Sep 2000, Joshua Uziel wrote:
JU>* Dario Rossi <firstname.lastname@example.org> [000925 00:59]:
JU>> I downloaded kernel 2.2.17 to optimize everything but i have 2 major
JU>> problems to get solved: the first of minor importance, is: why can't i
JU>> choose any option from xconfig, to set up sound harware?Every option of
JU>> this kind, looks unselectable, as if it was depending on a previous one,
JU>> but i am quite sure it is not this ( i tried empiristically to choose
JU>> everything, but it didn't become selectable);
JU>Hmm... the semi-cop-out answer is "use menuconfig instead of xconfig
JU>because xconfig gets broken at times"... but maybe if it's not
JU>selectable, then it is showing up when it shouldn't. For sound hardware
JU>on a sparc, you should only be able to select what drivers to include,
JU>and there are only a few of them...
JU>> the second quiestion, is that
JU>> skipping sound configuration, i got this error while making vmlinux:
JU>> sparc64-linux-gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall
JU>> -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -mno-fpu
JU>> -mtune=ultrasparc -mmedlow -ffixed-g4 -fcall-used-g5 -fcall-used-g7
JU>> -Wno-sign-compare -c -o init/main.o init/main.c
JU>> /bin/bash: sparc64-linux-gcc: command not found
JU>> make: *** [init/main.o] Error 127
JU>Simple solution to this... you're missing the sparc64-linux-gcc binary
JU>which is the 64-bit sparc compiler that you need to build the sparc64
JU>kernel with. This is contained in the "egcs64" package... install that
JU>and all should be well (assuming all other needed packages are
JU>Good luck. :)
Thanks for answering so quickly!
i did everything yuo said and for compiling vmlinux i had no problems...
For sound , instead i am still having troubles, infact i wasn't able to
select those few sound options in the kernel conf..., even doing make
Ah i tried also make config, but nothing changed.
i send the .config file, in attachment if you mind to take a look at it!
Thanks a lot !
P.s. i need HELP also because my colleague using RH is annoying me,
considered that sound is working on his machine : (
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