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Old 02-27-2005, 02:06 PM   #1
Merovech
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Make Menuconfig error lxtemp.c not found?


So I've downloaded 2.6.10.

I've unpacked it to /usr/src/linux-2.6.10

I've given myself ownership of the directory as a normal user.

As a normal user I entered the directory "linux-2.6.10," and have run 'make menuconfig.'

I receive the following error:

/bin/sh: lxtemp.c: No such file or directory
make [2]: *** [scripts/lxdialog/ncurses] Error 1
make [1]: *** [menuconfig] Error 2
make: *** [menuconfig] Error 2

I have not yet attempted make menuconfig as root, but I know I shouldn't have to do that anyway.

I have never compiled a kernel before, so by all rights I may be missing something obvious.
Any insight would be most helpful.

(note: I am performing all of this on a stock Fedora Core 3 installation).

Thanks much!
 
Old 03-22-2005, 09:38 AM   #2
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Make Menuconfig error lxtemp.c not found?

GIVE IN AND JUST DO IT AS ROOT !
 
Old 03-22-2005, 10:06 AM   #3
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When compiling a kernel you should su to give yourself access to the needed files
 
  


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