[CentOS] Rebuild of kernel 2.6.9-67.0.20.EL failure

John jknappers-argentia at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 30 09:21:49 UTC 2008


Hello list.

I'm trying to rebuild the 2.6.9.67.0.20.EL kernel, but it fails even without 
modifications.
How did I try it?
Created a (non-root) build environment (not a mock )
Installed the kernel.scr.rpm and did a
rpmbuild -ba --target=`uname -m` kernel-2.6.spec 2> prep-err.log | tee 
prep-out.log
The build failed at the end:

Processing files: kernel-xenU-devel-2.6.9-67.0.20.EL
Checking for unpackaged file(s): /usr/lib/rpm/check-files 
/home/john/rpmbuild/tmp/kernel-2.6.9-67.0.20.EL-root


RPM build errors:


In my setup rebuilding the 2.6.9-67.0.15.EL kernel went ok

Does anybody knows what I do miss or what is going wrong?


For the curios:
Why to recompile the kernel?
I want to rebuild the kernel because I created a patch to decrease the 
kernel timer frequency from 1000 to 100 HZ. The CentOS4.6 kernel doesn't 
have the divider option available in CentOS5.2  This prevent timing problems 
and high CPU load  in VMware ESX.













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