Re: Kernel version 2.4.7 compile errors

From: Jonathan Hudson (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 04:34:36 EST

In article <>,
        Andrzej Krzysztofowicz <kufel!> writes:
>> Note: I'm not subscribed, please Cc:
>> I'm trying to compile 2.4.7 with resiser support and I get this:
>> make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/fs/reiserfs'
>> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes
>> -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common
>> -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686 -c -o inode.o inode.c
>> inode.c: In function `reiserfs_get_block':
>> inode.c:803: warning: implicit declaration of function
>> `journal_transactioo_should_end'
>> inode.c:812: `retvcl' undeclared (first use in this function)
AK> Check your hardware. In my tree it is 'retval' as it should.
AK> 'a' and 'c' differ by a single bit ...

Dodgy RAM. Had the same problem some time ago. The machine would run
memtest86 as long as you like, no problem. Compile a kernel and I'd
get these bit errors. Reboot, powercycle, look at the file -- no
problem, probably compile next time.

Replacing the RAM fixed the problem.

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