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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.2.17 with RedHat 7 Problem !
On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, Hamid Hashemi Golpayegani wrote:

>Hi ,
>I have download kernel-2.2.17 from and wanna to compile it under
>redhat 7 . when compiling start after few minutes show me this error message
>make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/arch/i386/lib'
>gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.2.17/include -D__ASSEMBLY__ -D__SMP__ -t
>raditional -c checksum.S -o checksum.o
>checksum.S:231: badly punctuated parameter list in #define
>checksum.S:237: badly punctuated parameter list in #define
>make[2]: *** [checksum.o] Error 1
>make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/lib'
>make[1]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/lib'
>make: *** [_dir_arch/i386/lib] Error 2
>I have install this kernel with same setting on RedHat 6.2 without any
>problem !
>Any idea ?

On Red Hat 7, you _MUST_ use the "kgcc" compiler to compile
kernels by editing the top level makefile and changing "gcc" to

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