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SubjectRe: Regression in 2.6.27-rc2 when cross-building the kernel
On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 09:38:16PM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> One of my i386 systems used just for testing can take up to 18 hours
> to build a new kernel with about 200 modules. When performing a
> bisection, this gets rather tedious. As a result, I moved the kernel
> sources to an NFS volume, do the majority of the work as a cross-build
> on my x86_64 computer, and only switch to the slow machine to install
> the kernel and modules. Somewhere between 2.6.27-rc1 and -rc2, the
> module installation broke because the build leaves
> scripts/basic/fixdep as a 64-bit program that will not run on the
> 32-bit system. Once I get to the i386 machine, I delete the two
> programs from scripts/basic/, manually rebuild them with a 'make
> scripts/basic/' and then do the final 'make modules_install install'.

Can you try do do a "make V=1 modules_install install" and post the
output up to and including the first call to fixdep.

Neither of these targets should use fixdep and I assume it is
down in firmware/ but lets see.


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