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From: Gene Heskett <>
To: Orm Finnendahl <>,
Subject: Re: make menuconfig and 2.4.22-pre8
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2003 13:42:16 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Saturday 26 July 2003 13:15, Orm Finnendahl wrote:
>I can't make menuconfig with a 2.4.22-pre8 Kernel.
>This is what I did:
>grisey:/usr/src# tar -xjf ~orm/install/linux-2.4.21.tar.bz2
>grisey:/usr/src# rm -f linux

you are out of order with the above 2 lines.  Remove the link first, 
then unpack and rename the new kernel.

>grisey:/usr/src# ln -s linux-2.4.21 linux
>grisey:/usr/src# patch -p0 < patch-2.4.22-pre8 2>&1 \
>> patch-2.4.22-pre8.log
>grisey:/usr/src# cd linux
>grisey:/usr/src/linux# make menuconfig
>rm -f include/asm
>( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)
>make -C scripts/lxdialog all
>make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.21/scripts/lxdialog'
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.21/scripts/lxdialog'
>/bin/sh scripts/Menuconfig arch/i386/
>Using defaults found in .config
>Preparing scripts: functions, parsing
>(about 3 minutes of awk and kswapd constantly swapping, making the
>whole system extremely unresponsive)
>and then:
>Awk died with error code 143. Giving up.
>make: *** [menuconfig] Fehler 1
>With the vanilla kernel 2.4.21 there are no problems at all.
>Anybody interested in the patch log?
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Cheers, Gene
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  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-26 17:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-26 17:15 make menuconfig and 2.4.22-pre8 Orm Finnendahl
2003-07-26 17:42 ` Gene Heskett [this message]
2003-07-26 18:25   ` Ville Herva
2003-07-26 21:18   ` 2.4.22-pre8 make dep bug? Orm Finnendahl

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