Bug 120447 - kernel source is missing
kernel source is missing
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
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Reported: 2004-04-08 16:31 EDT by Lee Olsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-13 11:58:48 EDT
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Description Lee Olsen 2004-04-08 16:31:47 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.1)

Description of problem:
I know you chose to do this, but you can't.
Most newer sound cards use the alsa sound system, and it won't install
without kernel source.
In addition, the kernel source on the download site does not match the
binaries. Nor does it compile:
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x5cf8): In function
: undefined reference to `acpi_table_print_madt_entry'
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x5d68): In function
: undefined reference to `acpi_table_print_madt_entry'
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x5e90): In function
: undefined reference to `acpi_table_init'
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x5ea9): In function
: undefined reference to `acpi_table_parse'
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x5ed5): In function
: undefined reference to `acpi_table_parse_madt'
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x5f0b): In function
: undefined reference to `acpi_table_parse_madt'
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x5f2a): In function
: undefined reference to `acpi_table_parse_madt'
make[1]: *** [kallsyms] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.22-1.2174.nptl'
make: *** [vmlinux] Error 2

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Build alsa sound driver
2.Note failed dependencies on missing kernel headers

Actual Results:  Drivers installed in old (Redhat 7.3) directories

Expected Results:  Sound

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2004-04-13 11:58:48 EDT
"In addition, the kernel source on the download site does not match
the binaries."

Yes it does. It's the exact source I fed to our build system.

"Nor does it compile"

If you use the same config options we used to generate our kernels, it
compiles just fine.  We cannot test every possible combination of
options. For this reason, user-compiled kernels are unsupported.

Comment 2 Lee Olsen 2004-04-14 13:10:26 EDT
You're right. Your web site was taking me to "updates" rather than the
base release.
I'll file separate kernel bugs related to ACPI and ide-probe module
compilation problems if current kernels have the same problems 2174 does.

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