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Old 01-11-2005, 09:53 PM   #1
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kernel 2.6.10 - compile problems


i know this question might be repetative, but i cant find any.

i try to upgrade from 2.4.22-1.2199 to 2.6.10 on fedora core 1.


1) there is no Linux folder is /usr/src, only redhat folder.
2) there is no config-2.4.22-1.2199 (or something similar) in /boot. but there are
3) make menuconfig or make xconfig error: make: *** No rule to make target 'xconfig'. Stop

can anyone tell why is that? am I missing something ?

Old 01-12-2005, 01:14 PM   #2
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can you give the exact commandline used and any more information? any 2.6 kernel should have xconfig/menuconfig. You can try downloading the source straight from as that won't be tampered with.
Old 01-12-2005, 02:24 PM   #3
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There is probably no /usr/src/linux directory because the kernel sources aren't installed & the xconfig/makeconfig command problem will be for the same reason. In redhat 9 I believe you need qt-devel to use xconfig also. This is my best guess because I haven't recompiled my kernel in a while since my box is doing almost all I want it to.


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