Re: Can't compile kernel -Fixed

Dan Taylor (
Tue, 25 Jul 1995 22:32:38 -0500 (CDT)

A valid point, but only true on ELF systems. I compiled 1.3.11 quite
nicely with gcc 2.7.0-a.out version. My system is completely a.out yet.

Daniel Taylor
On Tue, 25 Jul 1995, Gunnar Horrigmo wrote:

> First of all; thanks to everyone that replied, some of you hit the nail on
> the spot, but as quite a few didn't I thought the solution might be of some
> public interrest.
> Anyway; the only thing that had to be done was to compile the kernel as ELF.
> This choice was marked no by default, and there was no reference as I could
> find that warned against non-elfing the 1.3.11 kernel with gcc 2.7.0. I guess
> Linus would save non-gurus a lot of bother by noting it in the README, or
> making the option 'yes' by default.
> Again; thanks to those who pointed out the error of my ways.
> --
> Gunnar Horrigmo
> Internet er et forferdelig monster.