Errors compiling kernel v2.1.31

Joseph Skinner (
Sat, 5 Apr 1997 21:25:09 +1200 (NZST)


I've struck a problem with compiling the latest kernel.

I get the following error

arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o arch/i386/mm/mm.o kernel/kernel.o
mm/mm.o fs/fs.o ipc/ipc.o net/network.a \
fs/filesystems.a \
drivers/block/block.a drivers/char/char.a drivers/net/net.a
drivers/scsi/scsi.a drivers/cdrom/cdrom.a drivers/pci/pci.a \
/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/lib/lib.a /usr/src/linux/lib/lib.a
/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/lib/lib.a \
-o vmlinux
drivers/scsi/scsi.a(scsi_n_syms.o): In function `allocate_device':
scsi_n_syms.o(.text+0xfc0): undefined reference to `local_irq_count'
drivers/scsi/scsi.a(scsi_n_syms.o): In function `internal_cmnd':
scsi_n_syms.o(.text+0x134b): undefined reference to `local_irq_count'
scsi_n_syms.o(.text+0x137a): undefined reference to `local_irq_count'
drivers/scsi/scsi.a(scsi_n_syms.o): In function `scsi_request_sense':
scsi_n_syms.o(.text+0x14ab): undefined reference to `local_irq_count'
scsi_n_syms.o(.text+0x14da): undefined reference to `local_irq_count'
drivers/scsi/scsi.a(scsi_n_syms.o)(.text+0x1643): more undefined
references to `local_irq_count' follow
make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1

amd486 100
32 meg memory
advancsys scsi support compiled into the kernel.

The previous kernel compiled with no problems so I am at a loss as to what
has caused this.

Any suggestions apreciated.


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