[CentOS-devel] centosplus unsupported kernel

Sat Jan 21 17:47:28 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Sat, 2006-01-21 at 08:25 -0500, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> Just updated to the new 2.6.9- kernel (don't see
> an Announce entry yet, but yum sees it) and found an apparently-minor
> glitch in the gcc version when updating my VMware Workstation kernel
> module:
> # vnware-config.pl
> ... snip ...
> Using compiler "/usr/bin/gcc". Use environment variable CC to override.
> Your kernel was built with "gcc" version "3.4.5", while you are trying to use
> "/usr/bin/gcc" version "3.4.4". This configuration is not recommended and VMware
> Workstation may crash if you'll continue. Please try to use exactly same
> compiler as one used for building your kernel. Do you want to go with compiler
> "/usr/bin/gcc" version "3.4.4" anyway? [no] yes
> What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
> kernel?
> [/lib/modules/2.6.9-]
> ... snip ...
> Despite the warning, the build finishes and VMware seems to work OK so
> far.  Checked testing repo for a gcc update and didn't see one.
> Phil

No glitch. That is the new gcc for CentOS-4.3beta. It should not be a
problem with the kernel.  There will be a new kernel with the release of
4.3 soon as well.
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