[CentOS] Kernel build warning

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Fri Jul 6 09:11:43 UTC 2007


Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On 7/5/07, Mark Hull-Richter <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 20:04 -0700, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> > When you got this warning:
>> >
>> > > WARNING: "autofs_kill_sb" [fs/autofs/autofs.ko] undefined!
>> >
>> > did you copy the config file from the SOURCES directory?  And did you
>> > run "make oldconfig" after copying but before "make menuconfig"?  If
>> > this was not the case, try the make oldconfig step.  This should give
>> > you the correct AUTOFS options.
>> >
>>
>> Originally, no, I had run make oldconfig.  I did a rebuild with that and
>> got no errors.  Here is what my config files now contain:
>>
>> $ grep -i autofs *86_64*.config
>> kernel-2.6.18-x86_64.config:# CONFIG_AUTOFS_FS is not set
>> kernel-2.6.18-x86_64.config:CONFIG_AUTOFS4_FS=m
>> kernel-2.6.18-x86_64-kdump.config:CONFIG_AUTOFS_FS=m
>> kernel-2.6.18-x86_64-kdump.config:CONFIG_AUTOFS4_FS=m
>> kernel-2.6.18-x86_64-xen.config:CONFIG_AUTOFS_FS=m
>> kernel-2.6.18-x86_64-xen.config:CONFIG_AUTOFS4_FS=m
>>
>> $ ll *86_64*.config
>> 63438 Jul  5 12:05 kernel-2.6.18-x86_64.config
>> 64767 Jul  2 18:28 kernel-2.6.18-x86_64-kdump.config
>> 65935 Jul  2 18:27 kernel-2.6.18-x86_64-xen.config
>>
>> (Note that I only built the stock kernel, not the xen or dump kernels.)
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> mhr
> 
> Right.  Running make oldconfig was the key.  Congrats on your
> successful rebuild.

For the record ... running "make oldconfig" has now been added to the
wiki article for creating a custom kernel:

http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Custom_Kernel

Thanks,
Johnny Hughes


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