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Old 05-15-2006, 07:41 AM   #1
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errors while compiling linux 2.4.21 kernel!!

i tried to compile 2.4.21 kernel ...but while making the bzImage the foll. errors occurred:

in usr/src/linux2.4.21/include/linux/smp.h ; error: conflivt type for 'smp_send_reschedule' (line 29)

and in the same file another error: previous declaration 'smp_send_reschedule' was here (line 42)

can you tell me how can i compile my kernel successfully?

P.S--i faced similar problems in 2.4.6 kernel.
i work on Fedora core 4 linux.
Old 05-16-2006, 12:15 AM   #2
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don't know about your problem but since you asked for help so read this tutorial to successfully compile the kernel.

Old 05-19-2006, 06:16 AM   #3
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It seems the problem is with SMP options under Processor type and Features. Could you provide the exact options that you choosed under that head? I don't know if it can help, but it can surely point somewhere.

And what is the exact hardware config of your system?


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