Can't build zdisk, help!!!!

Can't build zdisk, help!!!!

Post by lmsi.. » Wed, 03 Apr 1996 04:00:00



Hi,

I have a 486 dx2/80 PCI System with 16 MB of Ram. I recently
installed an extra hard disk (Quantum 1.2 GB), the controller
is on-board (EIDE).

My most recent kernel 1.3.0 that I kept on diskette doesn't
work any more. But I had an old one on Diskette that still works
(1.2.8). So I used it and tried to recompile the 1.3.0 kernel.

The compilation of the kernel goes fine, but when I try
to make zImage or make zdisk. This is what I get:

Quote:>...
>...
>make[1]: Entering directory /usr/src/linux-1.3/arch/i386/boot'
>make[2]: Entering directory /usr/src/linux-1.3/arch/i386/boot/compressed'
>./xtract /usr/src/linux-1.3/vmlinux | gzip -9 | ./piggyback > piggy.o
>System size is 839684
>Compressed size 350692.
>ld -qmagic -Ttext 0xfe0 -o vmlinux head.o inflate.o unzip.o misc.o piggy.o
>make[2]: Leaving directory /usr/src/linux-1.3/arch/i386/boot/compressed'
>gcc -I/usr/src/linux-1.3/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2
>-fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -m486 -o tools/build tools/build.c
>-I/usr/src/linux-1.3/include
>/tmp/cca001801.o(.text+0x46e): undefined reference to _xstat'
>/tmp/cca001801.o(.text+0x4d0): undefined reference to _xstat'
>make[1]: *** [tools/build] Error 1
>make[1]: Leaving directory /usr/src/linux-1.3/arch/i386/boot'

Could anyone give some pointers?

Please reply by e-mail (I will post any answers that work).

Luis Miguel Silva

 
 
 

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