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Re: Re : make modules_install : unknown symbols



Emile,

I did as you suggested... same result.
But I did not do "what Alexander Dalloz said".
Where can I find "what Alexander Dalloz said"?
What is an OP?

On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 18:38, ne... wrote:
> On Oct 14, 2004 at 15:38, Steve Howlett in a soothing rage wrote:
> 
> >>Hello,
> >>
> >>I downloaded linux kernel 2.6.8.1 from kernel.org and proceeded to
> >>compile and install it.
> >>
> >>The compilation is somewhat different than with the 2.4 kernels I'm more
> >>accustomed to.
> >>
> >>Everything seems to go well enough (although make gconfig didn't work)
> >>until make modules_install
> >>
> >>After much installation followed by much reflection, depmod reports
> >>rafts and rafts of unknown symbols.
> >>
> >>I seem to have taken a basic misstep somewhere and would appreciate
> >>being put back on track.
> >>
> >>This is with Fedora 2.
> >
> >You need to install updated tools module_init_tools & modutils. 
> No the OP does not. He is using FC2 which already has the stuff
> he needs. All he needs to do is follow what Alexander Dalloz said.
> To add to that, I would grab the /boot/config-$KERNEL_RUNNING and
> copy to where the kernel is being built as .config. The do a 'make
> oldconfig' before doing a 'make menuconfig'. Then follow the rest
> of the steps for building a 2.6 kernel.
> 
> N.Emile...
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