[CentOS] Building a kernel without kabichk

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 18:45:58 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 11:04 PM, Terry Hull <tah at nrg-inc.com> wrote:

> Did you get it to build with kabichk turned off?
> I had gotten older packages to build as below, but 128.1.6 was giving
> errors.  I can get the kernel to build with kabichk turned on with no real
> problems.  Also here are the kernel packages I have installed (plus the
> source of course.....)
> rpm -qa | grep kernel
> kernel-2.6.18-92.el5
> kernel-devel-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5
> kernel-headers-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5
> kernel-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5
> kernel-2.6.18-92.1.22.el5SCST - This was the one that I built and it worked
>>> I have NOT installed any patches that will break KABI, but I am wanting to
>>> patch the kernel for SCST, and that will do it.  Currently, I¹m just trying
>>> to get the beast to build.  I have been successful getting this to work on
>>> older versions like 2.6.18-92.1.22, but I have not had success with
>>> ­128.1.6.  l. I have not worried about build errors at this point, because
>>> I¹m hoping someone can say, ³Just do this, and all will be well.²

    Have you applied the patch referenced in the bugzilla on the CentOS wiki:


    It differs somewhat from the patches in the kabi section of the
howto... i.e., changes the beginning of the %if block.


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