Can't Compile Kernel 0.97

Can't Compile Kernel 0.97

Post by Sakari Aalton » Sun, 16 Aug 1992 01:12:57

My attempt to build kernel 0.97 with gcc2.2.2 fails (at tools/build) because
the following files are missing::

Specifically, they are not in /usr/include, that is, the directory that, as
far as I understand, should be used for tools/build.

I have files with these names among the kernel files. I tried copying them
into /usr/include, which makes the make succeed. However, build then fails
with the message
  Can't stat root device
Indeed, it seems that stat() ALWAYS returns -1...??

Does anyone know where I might obtain the missing files?

Out of curiosity: does anyone have an idea WHY the files are missing?
Or why stat() should return -1, no matter what the path,
"/usr/include", say?

Sakari Aaltonen                             Helsinki University of Technology

---  You can't keep a Finn down without him getting all red in the face  ----


1. problem when compiling kernel 0.97

After reading Lars Wirzenius' README for compiling 0.97 kernel, I tried to
compile the kernel with gcc2.2.2.
I got the following error message:

In file included from hosts.c:33:
aha1542.h:34: linux/types.h: No such file or directory
make [3]: *** [figure] Error 1
make [2]: *** [scsisubdirs] Error 1
make [1]: *** [kernelsubdirs] Error 1
make: *** [linuxsubdirs] Error 1
I don't know what they mean. Are some files missing?
I have no problem to compile 0.96c.                  
Any advice is appreciated.

Jiansheng Zhao
Dept. Chem. Eng, Univ. of B. C., Canada. V6T 1Z4

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