[CentOS] Kernel compilation problems

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 12:46:27 UTC 2008


On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 1:56 AM, Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk> wrote:
> Test wrote:
>>
>> Alan,
>>
>> The method you describe is the "standard" way of compiling a kernel, but
>> for Centos the method seems to vary...

>> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Custom_Kernel
>
> The guide on the Wiki is maintained and is thoroughly tested (and ammended
> as necessary) for each new kernel release so I would strongly suggest you
> stick with that method. If you have any issues following that methodology
> I'm sure Akemi and Alan, the maintainers of that page, will be happy to
> assist you. Akemi is active on this list and I'm sure will respond in due
> course.

Thanks, Ned, for waking me up by calling out my name loudly :-D

As Ned said correctly, you (OP) are doing it right by following the
CentOS way.  The "standard" way is strongly discouraged when building
the CentOS kernel.

The problem I see is that your patch does not apply verbatim on the
CentOS kernel. Take a look at the .rej file and find where it is
failing.  Line numbers are apparently not matching.

Akemi


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