Red Hat kernel issues..

Mike Hornung mike at boobaz.net
Mon May 29 12:43:54 PDT 2000


You need to install the 'glibc-devel' package...

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-=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-

On Mon, 29 May 2000, Andy Davidson wrote:


|

|I have a system with Red Hat 5.2 installed, and I am trying to recompile

|the kernel to add various options (including the ones necessary to use my

|writer and soundcard).

|

|I have downloaded the kernel 2.2.15, in order to try to let me do this.

|

|Initially, running make menuconfig would throw up a great deal of errors,

|namely missing files. I copied files across from another system's

|/usr/include, which although has satisfied a number of the problems, has

|led to more missing files. (I enclose a copy of the output).

|

|Now, were I to compile the latest version of glibc, would it replace the

|missing header files? Also, should the latest kernel headers be present

|in /usr/include or something else?

|

|I don't want to use a precompiled version of glibc, or the kernel if I can

|at all avoid it. There's nothing more sexy than a raw tarball.

|

|(Ahem).

|

|I include a copy of the output from the make menuconfig command.

|

|

|rm -f include/asm

|( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)

|make -C scripts/lxdialog all

|make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.15/scripts/lxdialog'

|gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -DLOCALE -DCURSES_LOC="<ncurses.h>" -c lxdialog.c -o lxdialog.o

|In file included from lxdialog.c:22:

|dialog.h:22: sys/types.h: No such file or directory

|In file included from /usr/include/fcntl.h:26,

| from dialog.h:23,

| from lxdialog.c:22:

|/usr/include/features.h:205: sys/cdefs.h: No such file or directory

|/usr/include/features.h:219: gnu/stubs.h: No such file or directory

|In file included from /usr/include/fcntl.h:33,

| from dialog.h:23,

| from lxdialog.c:22:

|/usr/include/fcntlbits.h:23: sys/types.h: No such file or directory

|In file included from dialog.h:24,

| from lxdialog.c:22:

|/usr/include/unistd.h:148: gnu/types.h: No such file or directory

|In file included from dialog.h:26,

| from lxdialog.c:22:

|/usr/include/stdlib.h:210: sys/types.h: No such file or directory

|In file included from /usr/include/libio.h:31,

| from /usr/include/stdio.h:29,

| from /usr/include/ncurses.h:71,

| from dialog.h:29,

| from lxdialog.c:22:

|/usr/include/_G_config.h:9: gnu/types.h: No such file or directory

|In file included from /usr/include/stdio.h:29,

| from /usr/include/ncurses.h:71,

| from dialog.h:29,

| from lxdialog.c:22:

|/usr/include/libio.h:56: sys/cdefs.h: No such file or directory

|make[1]: *** [lxdialog.o] Error 1

|make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.15/scripts/lxdialog'

|make: *** [menuconfig] Error 2

|

|

|

|--

|Andy Davidson <andy at nosignal.org.uk>

|

|




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