[linux-lvm] building the binary utilities
jay at lazy.accessus.net
Tue Mar 7 23:39:22 UTC 2000
Make sure /usr/src/linux is a link to the proper kernel your
editing/configuring. I had the same problem but it turned out my linux
link was pointing back to my 2.2.14 kernel, which I was actively hacking
on at the time. :)
On Tue, 7 Mar 2000, Chris Campbell wrote:
> kernel location is what it should be, but I still get
> all these errors. I'm not sure what's going on, other
> than it can't find the lvm and liblvm header files,
> which are in a directory below the current one:
> --- Michael Marxmeier <mike at msede.com> wrote:
> > Chris Campbell wrote:
> > > I got a patched kernel to compile ok, but now I
> > have
> > > problems building the binary lvm utilities. There
> > are
> > > errors about not being about to find lvm.h and
> > > liblvm.h. I copied them to /usr/include, and then
> > it
> > > got farther but complained about gnu/types.h.
> > After
> > > symlinking that, I got an error about lots of
> > > redeclarations. What's going on? Thanks.
> > At least for glibc2.1 you need a patch for the user
> > mode tools,
> > otherwise compile fails. Please install patch
> > patch-lvm_0.8final-2
> > For a list of know issues please have a look at
> > http://linux.msede.com/lvm/doc/BUGS
> > Instead of copying lvm.h to /usr/include you should
> > modify the
> > KERNEL_LOCATION in make.tmpl. By default it assumes
> > your kernel
> > sources in /usr/src/linux.
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