Bug 88025 - make modules fails
make modules fails
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
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: 2003-04-04 14:17 EST by Todd Kennedy
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-16 19:17:23 EST
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Description Todd Kennedy 2003-04-04 14:17:28 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021207
Phoenix/0.5

Description of problem:
installed kernel source using the "add/remove applications" control panel
(already had all the developer tools installed).

make xconfig
select kernel options (the one option i'm trying to build is the ntfs.o
read-only kernal module, but i went through and customized the kernel)
save and exit kernel configurator
make dep && clean bzImage modules modules_install.

i am compiling my ethernet driver as a module.  3com ethernet
3c590/3c595/3c90x/3cx980.

compile stops with the following errors (on the make modules part)
this text box will not contain all the errors, so i have posted them to my
website: http://www.robotholocaust.com/kernel_errors.txt

these are the last few lines from make -C net modules
dummy.c: In function `dummy_init':
dummy.c:58: invalid suffix on integer constant
dummy.c:58: called object is not a function
dummy.c: In function `dummy_cleanup_module':
dummy.c:117: invalid suffix on integer constant
dummy.c:117: called object is not a function
make[2]: *** [dummy.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8/drivers/net'
make[1]: *** [_modsubdir_net] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8/drivers'
make: *** [_mod_drivers] Error 2


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.20-8

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run make xconfig
2. select loadable modules
3. run make dep && clean bzImage modules modules_install (or just make modules)
    

Actual Results:  I got the errors described above

Expected Results:  The kernel modules should have compiled correctly

Additional info:

see the full output of the error text at
http://www.robotholocaust.com/kernel_errors.txt
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-04-04 14:28:37 EST
you forgot make mrproper ;(

also

http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/info/redhat.html
has prebuild modules ;)

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