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Anybody had a success in getting this kernel "linux-2.6.17-gentoo-r7" work? I am having a problem with compiling it. It forms a corrupt bzImage. Anybody's got some ideae? Thanks in advance....
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- 10-19-2006 #1
linux-2.6.17-gentoo-r7 making corrupt bzImage
Thanks in advance.
- 10-19-2006 #2
I'm 90% certain that this is the kernel I use (I'm not at my computer right now). What error do you get? I mean, does it compile, then not want to boot, or does it not compile at all?
- 10-20-2006 #3
it compiles without giving any errors and since I have had compiled all the previous versions myself I choose almost the same options here too. I have almost tried every combination, tried removing some features which were new but every time I get this error: kernel panic saying something like that the bzImage is not valid.
2.6.16-r9 is working all fine. Well last night I checked out the site and saw that r8 is up for 2.6.17 so will try tonight and see if that one works.
- 10-20-2006 #4
I used it a while back. It compiled and worked alright on my system. Try doing "make clean" and then recompiling it.
- 10-20-2006 #5
So finally tried r8 and got success just now. I will continue to see what's the trouble with r7. Since its working fine with most of you I see no reason why it should create troubles with me. It might be that I am doing something wrong.
Thanks for the help.
- 10-21-2006 #6
$ sudo uname -a Linux evo 2.6.17-gentoo-r7 #4 PREEMPT Thu Sep 21 15:49:57 EDT 2006 i686 Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Mobile CPU 1066MHz GNU/Linux
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