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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 05-13-2004, 03:53 AM   #1
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Unhappy Giving up!


I'm sorry to say I'm giving up on LFS now. I just can't get past installing glibc in chapter 6, it just gets stuck. I've tried paring it down a bit, but with no joy.

I'll maybe come back to it in a few months, but just got totally hacked off with it.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 09:48 AM   #2
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No, don't give up yet...........
post the errors you get, I or someone can/will help you get past
it!! keep going cause in the end it will be worth it......!!!!
 
Old 05-14-2004, 07:10 AM   #3
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Have you tried to compile on a different machine/distribution to check if it isn't a problem with your machine/distribution?
 
Old 05-15-2004, 02:27 AM   #4
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Another giving up thread... later then and thanks for the notification..
 
Old 05-17-2004, 06:08 AM   #5
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I haven't got another machine available to try it on. My current host Linux is Peanut, which is been pretty muich reliable so far. Is there known problems with this distro?
 
Old 05-17-2004, 08:44 PM   #6
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I have never made it through with gcc 3.2.2 which seems default with a lot of distro's
 
Old 05-17-2004, 09:42 PM   #7
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Have you verified the package MD5SUM? Have you tried it from a clean build directory? Another thing you may want to check is that you got all the prerequite packages built and installed right.

From my LFS exp. the number one problem I had was corrupted packages!

Hope this helps!
 
Old 05-18-2004, 07:32 AM   #8
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Yes, that's a good point, I'll check whether any of the packages were corrupted. I got as far as glibc in chapter 6, but got stuck at the make check and install parts.
 
Old 06-25-2004, 03:26 PM   #9
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Yea-yea... Same here. I've tryed glibc-2.3.3, 2.3.4 and 2.3.5 - all same error:

In file included from /tools/include/linux/errno.h:4,
from ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/bits/errno.h:25,
from ../sysdeps/unix/i386/sysdep.S:22,
from ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/sysdep.S:39:
/tools/include/asm/errno.h:4:31: asm-generic/errno.h: No such file or directory
make[2]: *** [/lfs/sources/csu/sysdep.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/lfs/sources/glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1/csu'
make[1]: *** [csu/subdir_lib] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/lfs/sources/glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1'
make: *** [install] Error 2

I've seen posts with tha problem more in forums - not found solving yet
 
Old 06-25-2004, 05:18 PM   #10
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I've tryed sme different glibc versions now... All same... Is there something with asm?
 
Old 06-25-2004, 08:59 PM   #11
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Originally posted by znif
Yea-yea... Same here. I've tryed glibc-2.3.3, 2.3.4 and 2.3.5 - all same error:
you have to use EXACTLY the same glibc as in the book !
stable:
Glibc-2.3.2
unstable:
Glibc-2.3.4-20040510

and you can't in any way use gcc optimizations
 
Old 06-26-2004, 11:59 AM   #12
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I've tryed lots of them... 2.3.2 and 2.3.4-20040510, 20040519, 200406##

Hmm... What about optimizations? What is it? How to use/not use it?
 
Old 08-18-2005, 10:27 AM   #13
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I think I have a Fix for this

I ran into the same problem, I solved it by also copying the asm-generic file to my /tools/include directory.

I think the problem is here in the instructions, in section 5.5 Linux-Libc-Headers the insturctions tell you to run the following commands

cp -R include/asm-i386 /tools/include/asm
cp -R include/linux /tools/include

with a side note that says if your machine is not i386 compatable to modify the first command.

ran this

cp -R /usr/include/asm /tools/include/asm
cp -R /usr/include/linux /tools/include

and got the above mentioned error.

I checked the /usr/include folder to see what asm files there were, and also found asm-generic in the include folder.

after running

cp -R /usr/include/asm-generic /tools/include/asm-generic

my glib compiled without error.

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Old 08-22-2005, 03:51 PM   #14
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Don't give up! This is a classroom! It might well be time to back-away from it for a while, to let your mind and your sanity rest, but don't "give up" for good!
 
  


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