Re: failed kernel 2.4.2 build after applying the patch ac28

From: Robert Love (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 16:42:55 EST

On 26 Jun 2001 15:35:09 -0600, MEHTA,HIREN (A-SanJose,ex1) wrote:
> I tried to build the 2.4.2 kernel after applying patch ac28
> (patch-2.4.2-ac28) and it failed :-((
> When it failed it gave the following message :
> *** Install db development libraries
> I thought kernel build should be independent of any userland libraries.

i think this is because aicasm (the assembler for the aha7xxx scsi
firmware) uses db1 to build itself. are you compiling aha7xxx support
into the kernel?

upgrade to the newest kernel (2.4.5-ac18) and rebuilding the firmware is
optional, so you won't need the berekely db libraries.

Robert M. Love
rml at
rml at

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