Re: Kernel Issues (for CDR)

Subject: Re: Kernel Issues (for CDR)
From: Stew Benedict (
Date: Mon Jan 31 2000 - 03:56:09 MST

You could also try getting the kernel from and applying BenH's
and Paulus' patches. Last time I tried rsync I had no luck either.

Stew Benedict

On Sun, 30 Jan 2000, Phil Kirschner wrote:

> When I commented out all the gmac.o stuff in the
> drivers/net/Makefile, it went a little bit more when I tried to
> compile, but came up eventually with another error. I think I am
> just going to wait until the files are stable. Is there any way to
> tell when that is?
> >At 1:10 PM -0600 1/30/00, Phil Kirschner wrote:
> >>Hey, that's great. I will try re-rsyncing it, and if that does not
> >>work, I will take out the gamc.o file. Will I have to modify
> >>anything to do that? Or just delete it? And for future reference,
> >>where would I have gone to find out what gmac.o was for anyway?
> >
> >
> >No, the problem seems to be that the Makefile refers to a gmac.o,
> >but there's no gmac.c to make a gmac.o from, so the build dies.
> >Simply edit drivers/net/Makefile with your favorite text editor, and
> >edit out any reference to gmac.o. Since your machine uses another
> >Ethernet device (called bmac IIRC), this shouldn't cause you any
> >problems. But it's possible that if you simply resync the sources
> >things will work right.
> >
> >--
> >Paul Schinder
> >
> "Today's CS lecture will be conducted entirely through the medium of
> interpretive dance."
> -Something I've always wanted to hear but never will.

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