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Old 01-22-2006, 07:31 PM   #1
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kernel compile ends in error 1


I'm compiling a new kernel on slackware 10.2 on a Dell cpi latitude (266mhz, and 128 ram) I used distcc and the compilation was going fine until this happened:

Code:
  LD      drivers/video/console/built-in.o
  LD      drivers/video/built-in.o
  LD      drivers/built-in.o
  GEN     .version
  CHK     include/linux/compile.h
/usr/src/linux-2.6.15.1/scripts/mkcompile_h: line 76: cmp: command not found
  UPD     include/linux/compile.h
  CC      init/version.o
  LD      init/built-in.o
  LD      .tmp_vmlinux1
  KSYM    .tmp_kallsyms1.S
  AS      .tmp_kallsyms1.o
  LD      .tmp_vmlinux2
  KSYM    .tmp_kallsyms2.S
  AS      .tmp_kallsyms2.o
  LD      vmlinux
  SYSMAP  System.map
  SYSMAP  .tmp_System.map
/bin/sh: cmp: command not found
Inconsistent kallsyms data
Try setting CONFIG_KALLSYMS_EXTRA_PASS
make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1

What does this mean and what should I do to make it compile correctly? I got the source from kernel.org.
 
Old 01-22-2006, 07:55 PM   #2
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You require Diffutils. Hope that helps.
 
Old 01-22-2006, 08:04 PM   #3
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Oh, actually when I installed today I didn't include that, because I've never used it. I'll go grab it from slackware.com, hope it works.

Thanks for the quick response.
 
  


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