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Old 08-05-2006, 08:15 PM   #1
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error in compiling kernel

hi guys,
im a newbie and please help me with this:
Im tryin to compile linux-2.6.10 kernel..and getting error messages on
make bzImage
{standard input}: Assembler messages:
{standard input}:1147: Error: suffix or operands invalid for `mov'
{standard input}:1159: Error: suffix or operands invalid for `mov'
{standard input}:1159: Error: suffix or operands invalid for `mov'
make[1]: *** [arch/i386/kernel/process.o] Error 1
make: *** [arch/i386/kernel] Error 2
and my system is having fresh fc5 gcc:4.1.0
[n@localhost ~]$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 #1 Tue Mar 14 15:48:33 EST 2006 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
and amd64-athlon processer..
this is first time i am compiling a kernel so plz help me out.

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Old 08-05-2006, 08:41 PM   #2
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Not sure if that old commands for 2.4 kernels work on the 2.6 kernels but follow this link on building a 2.6 kernel on redhat clones.

make xconfig
make modules_install
make install
reboot and select new kernel.



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