Re: 2.4.1 compilation error

From: Rob Cermak (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 08:59:27 EST


There might be more things missing, but check this link:

ls -ld /usr/include/linux, it should be:

linux -> /usr/src/linux/include/linux

In which, your need to do this:
cd /usr/src
ln -s linux2.4.1 linux

If linux exists, remove the old symlink or move the directory out of the

More compile notes are here:


On Tue, 27 Feb 2001 wrote:

> Hi all,
> When I compiled 2.4.1 kernel on a 2.2.14-5.0 installation (redhat
> 6.2) ,the following error occurred . But errno.h is there in
> /usr/src/linux2.4.1/include/linux/ directory. Have anyone experienced
> this problem.
> gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -o
> scripts/split-include
> scripts/split-include.c
> In file included from /usr/include/errno.h:36,
> from scripts/split-include.c:26:
> /usr/include/bits/errno.h:25: linux/errno.h: No such file or directory
> make: *** [scripts/split-include] Error 1

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