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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