Problems building 4.8 Kernel

Julian Rawcliffe jujuberry at ntlworld.com
Tue Jul 1 22:04:52 BST 2003


On Tuesday 01 July 2003 20:52, Pete French wrote:
> > I'm running 4.7-RELEASE-p4 and want to move onto 4.8. I got to
> > 4.7 via cvsup and building a kernel on 4.6.
>
> Have you tried building the 4.8 kernel on the 4.7 system ? It
> shouldnt make a difference, but might...
>
> > Your version of config(8) is out of sync with your kernel source.
>
> Thats probably because you are using '/usr/sbin/config' - you should be
> using the version of config which was built when you did a 'make
> buildworld' which is needed before trying to compile the kernel.
>
> The best way is to do it from /usr/src rather than running config by ha=
nd.
>
> # rm -r /usr/obj
> # cd /usr/src
> # make buildworld
> # make KERNCONF=3DJACOB buildkernel
>
> should do the trick...
I think I used make buildworld to go from 4.6 to 4.7. However, I reckon
something must have got stuffed up: make buildworld bombs out with a
'make: no target to make' error part way through.
I shall download a 4.8 iso and try upgrading that way.

Julian




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