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Old 09-26-2008, 06:41 AM   #1
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problem in making zImage for linux 2.6

hi all,

i have trying to compile linux kernel while running the make command i got the following message :

drivers/net/fealnx.c:896:2: warning: #warning Processor architecture undefined!
CC [M] drivers/net/tg3.o
CC [M] drivers/net/bnx2.o
CC [M] drivers/net/skge.o
CC [M] drivers/net/sky2.o
CC [M] drivers/net/via-rhine.o
CC [M] drivers/net/via-velocity.o
CC [M] drivers/net/starfire.o
CC [M] drivers/net/mii.o
CC [M] drivers/net/b44.o
drivers/net/b44.c: In function `b44_sync_dma_desc_for_device':
drivers/net/b44.c:151: error: implicit declaration of function `dma_sync_single_range_for_device'
drivers/net/b44.c: In function `b44_sync_dma_desc_for_cpu':
drivers/net/b44.c:161: error: implicit declaration of function `dma_sync_single_range_for_cpu'
make[2]: *** [drivers/net/b44.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [drivers/net] Error 2
make: *** [drivers] Error 2

can any one help me to sort out this problem.
Old 09-26-2008, 07:00 AM   #2
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.
Old 09-26-2008, 08:17 AM   #3
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According to Google other people have had the same error and it's related to the Broadcom drivers, you could try and exclude them from the compile.

The latest stable Kernel version is have you tried compiling that yet?
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Do you configure your kernel from scratch or from a working config ?
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Originally Posted by keefaz View Post
Do you configure your kernel from scratch or from a working config ?
Hi i'm facing the same problem as well. I'm using linux-dist-20080808
Any advice?


configuring, from, scratch

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