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Bug 54730 - Can't compile modules. Getting mem addresses in code
Can't compile modules. Getting mem addresses in code
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-10-17 04:34 EDT by Chris Hodson
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-07 14:35:16 EDT
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2001-10-17 04:35 EDT, Chris Hodson
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Description Chris Hodson 2001-10-17 04:34:08 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90)

Description of problem:
I have tryed RH7.0 and 7.1 and a couple of different kernel versions and 
get the same type of errors.

Note that the kernel itself makes just fine.

This is a Dell 8100 with a P4 running at 1.5 GHz

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
# make clean dep modules

Actual Results:
In file included from /usr/src/linux-2.4.3/include/linux/spinlock.h:35,
                 from /usr/src/linux-2.4.3/include/linux/module.h:11,
                 from logibusmouse.c:39:
/usr/src/linux-2.4.3/include/asm/spinlock.h:9: nondigits in number and not 
/usr/src/linux-2.4.3/include/asm/spinlock.h:9: nondigits in number and not 
/usr/src/linux-2.4.3/include/asm/spinlock.h:9: parse error before 

Additional info:

There are similar error reported to be from module.h(173) and processor.h
Comment 1 Chris Hodson 2001-10-17 04:35:47 EDT
Created attachment 34263 [details]
output from make
Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2001-10-17 04:38:57 EDT
You forgot "make mrproper" (note: be sure to save your .config somewhere as make
mrproper removes that file too); unfortionatly the kernel Makefiles have had a
bug with a missing dependency for a long time; that causes this bug.

It got fixed very recently, so kernels that we release from now on will no
longer need mrproper...

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