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SubjectRe: Kernel recompilation error
Hi,

Thanks for your response.

I tried compiling a new kernel with the "Loopback Device Support" option
in 'menuconfig' set as a module. However I am still getting the same error.
Is there something more that I am missing ?? I am using RH9

Thanks,
Rahul.

On Tue, 17 Aug 2004, L. A. Walsh wrote:

>
> Yep...if ya ever find yourself running on a no-loop back kernel -- first
> thing to do is compile-up a new one with it enabled so you can make
> new kernels! :-)
>
> -l
>
> Darren Williams wrote:
>
> >Hi Rahul
> >As a guess the kernel you are compiling on
> >does not have loopback enabled and therefore
> >you are seeing this message.
> >
> >I use to see this message on RH7 and 8 if
> >I had no loopback device.
> >
> >Darren
> >
> >On Mon, 16 Aug 2004, Rahul Jain wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>This is the first time I am seeing this error while recompiling the
> >>kernel. Could someone plz explain what it means and how to fix it.
> >>
> >>I get this error message when I run the command 'make install'. Till this
> >>point everything else works out properly.
> >>
> >>Error Message
> >>-------------
> >>All of your loopback devices are in use.
> >>mkinitrd failed
> >>
> >>The commands run before this were
> >>make mrproper
> >>make menuconfig
> >>make dep
> >>make bzImage
> >>make modules and
> >>make modules_install
> >>
> >>Thanks,
> >>Rahul.
> >>
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