Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 114569
make bzImage isn't valid option when making new kernel
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:02:19 EDT
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Description of problem:
I can't make a new kernel with the stock 7.2 release. I'm reading the
online documentation, and all is going well when building kernel.
Until I enter "make bzImage" per documentation. The command is not
valid, and there is no such option in the makefile. How do I build a
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. enter make bzImage
Actual Results: make: *** No rule to make target `bzImage'. Stop.
Expected Results: Expected it to continue building kernel.
ia64 indeed does not have bzImage target...
Fwiw 7.2/ia64 is end-of-life and only works on merced-class cpus (eg
Itanium I not the Itanium II cpus that are current)
I have itanium-1 system, and the O/S has been in production for
several years. This is first time I needed to rebuild the kernel. I'm
using stock distibution, and the Makefile doesn't create an option
for bzImage, or anything similar. make clean, make dep all worked
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