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SubjectRe: help about compiling a new kernerl
i try to compile kernel 2.0.32 because i need processor of i586 to compile
a video conferencing player (vic) which need a i586 cpu.
i have a kernel 2.2.15-0 with i686 i don't know if i can make it under
i586
thanks for your help


On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, David Weinehall wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, Mohamed Sridi wrote:
>
> >
> > this the error that i got when i compile a new kernel 2.0.32 after the
> > these instructions
> > make mrproper
> > make menuconfig
> > make dep
> > make zImage
> > gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -D__ASSEMBLY__ -traditional -c
> > entry.S -o entry.o
> > /tmp/ccL5M8ZT.s: Assembler messages:
> > /tmp/ccL5M8ZT.s:257: Error: suffix or operands invalid for `call'
> > make[1]: *** [entry.o] Error 1
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/kernel'
> > make: *** [linuxsubdirs] Error 2
> >
> >
> > when i want to cop the /arch/i386/boot/zImage to /linux/vmlinuz-2.0.32-new
> > i got that zImage is not there
> > i try the solution that marcello said to avoid make clean but it still the
> > same problem
>
> Excuse me, but WHY are you trying to compile v2.0.32?!
>
> v2.2.16 is the most recent stable kernel, v2.0.38 is the most recent
> v2.0.xx-series kernel and v2.4test3 is the most recent developmental
> kernel.
>
> There is no reasonable cause to use v2.0.32 that I can think of.
>
> Whoever Marcello is, he's correct in that make clean isn't needed when you
> use make mrproper, but you shouldn't have to use mrproper.
>
> make menuconfig
> make dep
> make clean
> make zImage
>
> should do the thing normally. Are you sure your binutils are correctly
> installed? (And of the right version, see linux/Documentation/Changes)
>
>
> /David Weinehall
> _ _
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>
>


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