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Old 08-23-2004, 08:26 AM   #1
The GingerNinja
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Problem running make xconfig


I'm a relative newbie to linux, but it's only today I got my broadband connected so it's the first time my new Suse 9 has been on the web.. I thought I would try and follow the topic on getting 3D acceleration working for my 9600XT card..
However, I've hit a problem in the kernel stage, which I can't see in my initial search.
When I type

$ make xconfig

I get the following error.

rm -f include/asm
( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)
make -C scripts
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.26/scripts'
gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -c -o tkparse.o tkparse.c
gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -c -o tkcond.o tkcond.c
gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -c -o tkgen.o tkgen.c
gcc -o tkparse tkparse.o tkcond.o tkgen.o
cat >> ./
./tkparse < ../arch/i386/ >>
echo "set defaults \"arch/i386/defconfig\"" >>
echo "set ARCH \"i386\"" >>
cat >>
chmod 755
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.26/scripts'
wish -f scripts/
Application initialization failed: no display name and no $DISPLAY environment variable
Error in startup script: invalid command name "button"
while executing
"button .ref"
(file "scripts/" line 51)

make: *** [xconfig] Error 1

Can anyone help me find a solution for this?
Many thanks in advance
Old 08-23-2004, 08:30 AM   #2
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can you do a..........

make menuconfig

Old 08-23-2004, 08:45 AM   #3
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Yep.. That works...

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