Cannot compile 2.2.18

George R. Kasica (
Sat, 06 Jan 2001 13:30:42 -0600


Since 2.4.0 is being a pig here I thought I'd go back and recompile
2.2.18 and place the whole tree someplace safe (ie burn a
CD) I can't compile 2.2.18 (did a tar xvf so I have a
fresh source tree)'s what I get with a

make mrproper
make dep
make config
make bzImage

>cc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-fr
>ame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -fno-strength-reduce -m486 -malign-loops=
>2 -malign-jumps=2 -malign-functions=2 -DCPU=686 -c -o kmod.o kmod.c
>rm -f kernel.o
>ld -m elf_i386 -r -o kernel.o signal.o ksyms.o sched.o dma.o fork.o exec_domain
>.o panic.o printk.o sys.o module.o exit.o itimer.o info.o time.o softirq.o resou
>rce.o sysctl.o acct.o capability.o kmod.o
>ld: cannot open input file elf_i386
>make[2]: *** [kernel.o] Error 2
>make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/kernel'
>make[1]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/kernel'
>make: *** [_dir_kernel] Error 2

Any help is urgently needed.


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