Bug 70769 - Kernel 2.4.18-7.70 Compile Fails When Compiling afs Module
Kernel 2.4.18-7.70 Compile Fails When Compiling afs Module
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-04 20:59 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-10 05:19:49 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-04 20:59:09 EDT
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Description of problem:
While compiling the 2.4.18-7.70 kernel on a Sony Vaio PCG-F350 laptop, 'make
modules' failed on the following error:

make -C afs modules
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/fs/afs'
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes
-Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe
-mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686 -DMODULE -DMODVERSIONS -include
/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/include/linux/modversions.h  -nostdinc -I
/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/3.2/include -DKBUILD_BASENAME=callback  -c -o
callback.o callback.c
In file included from server.h:15,
                 from callback.c:19:
types.h:16:25: rxrpc/types.h: No such file or directory
In file included from server.h:15,
                 from callback.c:19:
types.h:103: field `addr' has incomplete type
In file included from callback.c:19:
server.h:17:24: rxrpc/peer.h: No such file or directory
In file included from callback.c:19:
server.h:33: field `addr' has incomplete type
server.h: In function `afs_server_get_from_peer':
server.h:69: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type
make[2]: *** [callback.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/fs/afs'
make[1]: *** [_modsubdir_afs] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/fs'
make: *** [_mod_fs] Error 2


I was doing a kernel build in order to incorporate the latest release of
iptables from http://netfilter.gnumonks.org/ (iptables version 1.2.6a). The
kernel had been patched by the iptables 'patch-o-matic' software and needed to
be recompiled.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Download iptables 1.2.6a
2.From within the iptables directory, and as the root user, run: 
    make pending-patches KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.70
3. Patches will apply. When done:
4. Copy config file from /boot to /usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.70
5. Edit extraversion string in Makefile.
6. make menuconfig
7. remove support for Dell and Toshiba laptops from the processor options.
8. Exit, saving config.
9. make dep
10. make clean
11. make mrproper
12. make bzImage
13. make modules


	

Actual Results:  Make bzImage succeeded. Make modules fails as indicated
above.Looks like an expected file isn't there in the kernel source tree.

Expected Results:  Make modules should have succeeded.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Scott Russell 2002-08-10 00:42:25 EDT
Confirmed with kernel-source-2.4.18-7.80. Additionally if you disable able afs
module and then try to build a kernel using the i686.config file it fails:

gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes
-Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -
mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686 -DMODULE -DMODVERSIONS -include /usr/src
/linux-2.4.18-7.80/include/linux/modversions.h  -nostdinc -I /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i3
86-redhat-linux/3.2/include -DKBUILD_BASENAME=sysinfo  -c -o sysinfo.o sysinfo.c
sysinfo.c:11:27: linux/compile.h: No such file or directory
sysinfo.c: In function `svr4_sysinfo':
sysinfo.c:85: `UTS_VERSION' undeclared (first use in this function)
sysinfo.c:85: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
sysinfo.c:85: for each function it appears in.)
make[2]: *** [sysinfo.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/abi/svr4'
make[1]: *** [_modsubdir_svr4] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.18-7.80/abi'
make: *** [_mod_abi] Error 2
[root@mirage linux]# locate compile.h
/usr/share/doc/db4-devel-4.0.14/ref/debug/compile.html
/usr/include/python2.2/compile.h

Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2002-08-10 05:19:45 EDT
this is because you typed make modules without ever having done make bzImage....
make bzImage (it doesn't need to complete, just a few .c files) sets up the
kernel for compiling....

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