[CentOS] Adding patch to Centos Kernel - early build failure

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 17:37:46 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Dunc <centos at duncb.co.uk> wrote:
> Akemi Yagi wrote:

>>> Just to follow up on this, the patch meant nonint_oldconfig was expecting
>>> some more config options in the .config.
>>> I had to add:
>>> to the base and PAE configs, and then the build continued. No idea if
>>> putting n was the right option, but I'm sure i'll find out when I run the
>>> kernel..
>> Hmm, that is odd.  If you copy the config file from configs/
>> directory, make nonint_oldconfig should run without any needing for
>> edit.
> You would think that, but the configs in the config directory do not contain
> those options, and it wouldn't build without them.
> either way the build has just failed with:
> "make: *** [drivers] Error 2 + exit 1"
> any ideas?

What is your uname -mr ?  Also please show us a few lines above that
error line in your error log.


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