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Re: compiling (or rather, failing to compile) a kernel

On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 11:56:43AM +0000, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> I have been trying to get to grips with compiling a custom kernel.  I have 
> been shying away for too long.
> I am following Stephen's marvellous work, and had got this far:
> http://users.wowway.com/~zlinuxman/Kernel.htm#Unpack
> But I get errors the end of which is below.  I tried to copy and paste all the 
> error reports that Konsole gave me, but could not manage it.  Advice, please!
> Thanks,
> Lisi
> <quote>
> tar: linux-source-3.2/sound/firewire/Makefile: Cannot open: No such
> file or directory

Take a look at the FIRST error message of this bundle. I suspect you are
trying to extract the tarball to a directory which you don't have
permissions to write to.

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