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HI I downloaded kernel 126.96.36.199, compiled and installed it. When running the kernel however, I can't seem to be able to compile any modules for the kernel. The kernel source ...
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- 02-16-2007 #1
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- Feb 2007
Can't build any modules for custom kernel
I downloaded kernel 188.8.131.52, compiled and installed it.
When running the kernel however, I can't seem to be able to compile any modules for the kernel. The kernel source is still under /usr/src/linux (which is a symlink to /usr/src/linux-184.108.40.206).
I've tried compiling various things: the latest Madwifi, Truecrypt, the VMware kernel modules. They all recognise that the source for the current kernel is kept in /usr/src/linux (which it is), but they all fail with nondescript errors (make [Error 2]).
I have run make modules_prepare from inside /usr/src/linux, but to no avail.
What could I be missing? When I build the kernel, I copied over my current config and didn't change anything, so is there a kernel config option I am missing or something?
Thanks in advance.
- 02-16-2007 #2
You copied over your current kernel config to the newly downloaded one? I don't think that would work. When I compile a new kernel I use the vanilla source from kernel.org and choose all the options I want.