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Old 10-16-2003, 08:27 AM   #1
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Dear friends,
Iam trying to install kernel version 2.0.35 on RH linux 9.0 having kernel version 2.4.20-8 on i686. When Iam doing make dep iam getting the following error. Iam new to Linux and I don't know whether I can install the older kernel versions. Kindly help me out in this. Iam getting the following error message when i do make dep.

[root@chandrasekhar linux]# make dep
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot'
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `dep'.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot'
scripts/mkdep init/*.c > .tmpdepend
scripts/mkdep `find /usr/src/linux/include/asm /usr/src/linux/include/linux /usr/src/linux/include/scsi /usr/src/linux/include/net -follow -name \*.h ! -name modversions.h -print` > .hdepend
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/msdos_fs.h doesn't need config
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/if_frad.h doesn't need config
set -e; for i in kernel drivers mm fs net ipc lib arch/i386/kernel arch/i386/mm
arch/i386/lib; do make -C $i fastdep; done
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/kernel'
if [ -n "dma.c exec_domain.c exit.c fork.c info.c itimer.c ksyms.c module.c panic.c printk.c resource.c sched.c signal.c softirq.c sys.c sysctl.c time.c" ]; then \
/usr/src/linux/scripts/mkdep *.[chS] > .depend; fi
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/kernel'
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers'
if [ -n "" ]; then \
/usr/src/linux/scripts/mkdep *.[chS] > .depend; fi
set -e; for i in block char net pci sbus scsi sound cdrom isdn; do make -C $i fastdep; done
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/block'
if [ -n "ali14xx.c amiflop.c ataflop.c cmd640.c dtc2278.c floppy.c genhd.c hd.c
ht6560b.c ide.c ide-cd.c ide-floppy.c ide.h ide_modes.h ide-tape.c ide-tape.h linear.c ll_rw_blk.c loop.c md.c promise.c promise.h qd6580.c raid0.c raid1.c raid5.c rd.c rz1000.c triton.c umc8672.c xd.c" ]; then \
/usr/src/linux/scripts/mkdep *.[chS] > .depend; fi
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/block'
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/char'
if [ -n "amigamouse.c apm_bios.c atarimouse.c atixlmouse.c baycom.c busmouse.c cd1865.h conmakehash.c console.c consolemap.c consolemap.h console_struct.h cyclades.c defkeymap.c diacr.h digi_bios.h digi_fep.h digi.h fbmem.c fep.h h8.c h8.h
istallion.c kbd_kern.h keyb_m68k.c keyboard.c lp.c lp_intern.c lp_m68k.c mem.c misc.c msbusmouse.c n_tty.c pcwd.c pcxx.c pcxx.h psaux.c pty.c random.c riscom8.c riscom8.h riscom8_reg.h rtc.c scc.c selection.c selection.h serial.c softdog.c
specialix.c specialix_io8.h stallion.c tga.c tpqic02.c tty_io.c tty_ioctl.c vc_screen.c vesa_blank.c vga.c vt.c vt_kern.h wd501p.h wdt.c" ]; then \
/usr/src/linux/scripts/mkdep *.[chS] > .depend; fi
make[2]: *** [fastdep] Error 135
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/char'
make[1]: *** [fastdep] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers'
make: *** [dep-files] Error 2

Thanks in advance...

Old 10-16-2003, 01:38 PM   #2
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Why would you want to use such an old kernel? I'm sure you have your reasons, but it seems like a strange desire. Anyway, the easiest thing to do would be find an older version of RedHat and start from there.


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