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    On Tuesday 20 September 2005 10:11, Fawad Lateef wrote:
    > On 9/20/05, Gireesh Kumar <gireesh.kumar@einfochips.com> wrote:
    > > Hi,
    > > I'd like to compile 2.4.20-6 kernel while running in 2.6 kernel. I tried
    > > to do so but there are redeclaration errors with /kernel/sched.c and
    > > /include/linux/sched.h. One it is FASTCALL and the other it is not.
    > > Can anyone help me to fix this?

    Kernel conpile should never use system includes, let alone
    includes from _another_ kernel tree. (Using stdarg.h from gcc is ok)

    > I don't think you will be able to compile 2.4 kernel on to the 2.6
    > kernel based distro .... as in 2.6 based distro, mod-utils and other

    2.6 modutils (module-init-tools to be exact) fall back to <toolname>.old
    (by just exec'ing it) if those exist.

    > packages are updated and will only support 2.6 based kernel .... So

    Not true. I compiled 2.4 kernels on 2.6 machine without any problems.

    > its better to get 2.4 kernel based distribution .... (and can keep/run
    > both 2.6 and 2.4 based distributions simultanously on the same system,
    > so that you can boot in any of them as per your requirement of 2.4 or
    > 2.6 kernel)
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