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Bug 21655 - kernel compilation problem
kernel compilation problem
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-12-03 15:32 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-14 23:07:56 EST
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temporary kernel configuration file for our target system (10.36 KB, text/plain)
2000-12-03 15:34 EST, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2000-12-03 15:32:31 EST
got a problem while recompiling the kernel 2.2.16 or 2.2.17 with 

make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.17/arch/i386/lib'
cc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -D__ASSEMBLY__  -traditional -c
checksum.S -o checksum.o
checksum.S:231: badly punctuated parameter list in #define
checksum.S:237: badly punctuated parameter list in #define
make[2]: *** [checksum.o] Error 1

had to manually compile this module with -traditional.

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-12-03 15:34:38 EST
Created attachment 5970 [details]
temporary kernel configuration file for our target system
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-12-03 19:40:48 EST
This is a bug in the kernel source. It's fixed in later kernel releases.

BTW, you're supposed to use 'kgcc' to compile the 2.2 kernel.
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2001-04-26 05:03:45 EDT
I was getting the same error when compiling the kernel. I have Red Hat 7.0 cds from Cheap Bytes and was using 
the source from the source cd SRPMS/kernel-2.2.16-22.src.rpm
I hunted around on the cds and found on the Install Disc #1 RedHat/RPMS/kernel-source-2.2.16-22.i386.rpm
When I installed that source and compiled, I had no errors.
Hope this helps.
BTW, the makefile in that source specifies kgcc as the compiler.

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