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Old 09-28-2003, 02:47 PM   #1
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GCC version in kernel compilation


I was wondering how I could change the version of GCC used when I compile my kernel. I've been having problems compiling and I'm using gcc 3 but I want to know how to use 2.96. I'm running red hat 9 and am using gmake 3.79.1. I've tried searching the red hat manual pages, and anything I could get on google but nothing has helped please help. thank you.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 03:13 PM   #2
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AFAIK you don't need gcc to compile or recompile your kernel. The version you use to compile your kernel shouldn't matter really.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 07:05 PM   #3
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Then could it be that I'm using grub? I'm trying to figure out why my kernel would panic at boot up with a message similar to this : "VFS error unresolved symbol, error in "root=" unknown symbol "LABEL=" please append with correct argument cannot mount '0 0'. "? Again I am using Red Hat 9.
 
Old 09-29-2003, 11:39 PM   #4
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I think you don't have filesystem compiled into the kernel. You might have compiled it as a module and you forgot to include the module when you make a ramdisk image. Also you did not run grub installer to refresh itself.
 
  


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