[linux-lvm] compiling lvm2.2.00.05 w/ linux-2.6.0-test3

markw at osdl.org markw at osdl.org
Wed Aug 13 15:15:02 UTC 2003

On 13 Aug, Christophe Saout wrote:
> Am Mi, 2003-08-13 um 01.30 schrieb markw at osdl.org:
>> Hello, I'm having a little problem building the lvm2 tools.  I'm
>> starting with a RedHat 8.0 distro, built the 2.6.0-test3 kernel with
>> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_DM=y and CONFIG_DM_IOCTL_V4=y, built and installed
>> device-mapper 1.00.02.  Then I created a simlink from /usr/include/linux
>> to the 2.6.0-test3 include/linux directory.  When I try to build the
>> lvm2 2.00.05 tools, I get the following errors:
> Symlinking isn't allowed anymore with the 2.6 kernel. In most cases it
> will fail with missing references to asm or asm-generic or tell that you
> aren't allowed to include kernel headers from userspace.
> Please use the header files that come with your distro. Or link
> /usr/include/linux and /usr/include/asmm to the include/linux and
> include/asm directory from a 2.4 kernel (or copy the include files).

Aha, thanks!


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