Re: Error compiling kernel 2.4.1

Subject: Re: Error compiling kernel 2.4.1
From: Hollis R Blanchard (
Date: Sat Feb 03 2001 - 12:04:35 MST

On Sat, 3 Feb 2001, Riccardo Gusso wrote:

> I've made several tries to change my .config, but I always get the following
> error:
> pmac_pci.c:550: in function `pmac_pci_enable_device_hook´
> pmac_pci.c:550: `PCI_DEVICE_ID_APPLE_KL_USB´ undeclared
> ......
> make[1]: *** [pmac_pci.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/arch/ppc/kernel´
> Any suggestions?

Yes: don't use sources. It took a very long time for 2.2
to be synced with PPC fixes; 2.4 is missing fixes.

> BTW, reading Documentation/Changes I found that I should upgrade some
> software, for example util-linux, modutils, ppp, ecc.... But I do not
> understand if I have to upgrade them before or after compiling the kernel.

You must upgrade them to use them in conjunction with the new kernel. They do
not affect your ability to use the new kernel.


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