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Old 05-26-2001, 10:46 PM   #1
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OK, I'm trying to upgrade my kernel on Linux for Windows system.

I have downloaded, untarred, and unzipped the new source.

According to the doc I've found on the net, my next step is to "Configure the Kernel". It says to enter the command 'make config' When I do that, it says "make command/file not found" (or something like that).

The doc says the script requires bash, so verify that bash is /bin/bash, /bin/sh or $BASH

How can I verify this?

Thanks for your help.

Old 05-27-2001, 03:28 AM   #2
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it is the first line of the script
(something like #!/bin/sh, #!/bin/bash, etc.)
Old 05-27-2001, 09:10 AM   #3
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make sure ure in the directoy u unpacked in before issuing configure or make commands. *if ure in X, a "make xconfig" will give u a config GUI to work with.
u can verify having bash by issuing
"ls /bin/bash" or "find / -name bash -print".
Old 05-27-2001, 09:25 AM   #4
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Question Just curious...

I was just wondering how you untarred and unzipped without using the BASH shell? If you did it in a 'dos' like window then you will be using it already (although there are different shells, BASH is the most common).
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Unhappy Path

Anyone knows how to set the PATH to include /usr/local/bin ?
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If you are using BASH it would be
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin
Old 06-01-2001, 01:29 PM   #7
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bash shell and the make command

What distribution are you using? I had a similiar problem under Mandrake 8.0 until I installed the developers packages, which added the make command.
Old 06-04-2001, 12:13 PM   #8
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Talking Thanks All

I have come to the conclusion that I would not be able to do anything "worthwhile" with my current version of Linux.

The version I had is called "Linux for Windows" by Mandrake or LNX4WIN. It was a partionless install and I think it is basically just a demo.

I didn't have the "make command" installed in that version.
I found out that I had to download it. But before that, I found several other "issues" with this distro so I decided to ditch it and picked up a standard version of RH 7.1

Thanks for the help!



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