Re: 2.5.21 make problem

From: Kai Germaschewski (
Date: Sat Jun 15 2002 - 10:43:43 EST

On Sat, 15 Jun 2002, John covici wrote:

> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.5.21/arch/i386/boot'
> gcc -E -D__BIG_KERNEL__ -traditional -DSVGA_MODE=NORMAL_VGA -DRAMDISK=512 bootsect.S -o bbootsect.s
> as -o bbootsect.o bbootsect.s
> ld -m elf_i386 -Ttext 0x0 -s --oformat binary bbootsect.o -o bbootsect
> make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/usr/src/linux-2.5.21/include/linux/compile.h', needed by `bsetup.s'. Stop.

I suppose that means that compile.h does not exist at that location, for
whichever reason. If you do "make" (or just "make SUBDIRS=init"), it
should be generated. Does it output something something like "Generating

Is scripts/mkcompile_h executable?


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