----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom London" <selinux(a)gmail.com>
To: "For testers of Fedora Core development releases"
Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 5:09 PM
Subject: Re: rawhide report: 20060629changes(kernel-2.6.17-1.2328.fc6doesn't
On 6/29/06, Jim Bevier <jim(a)jbsys.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom London" <selinux(a)gmail.com>
> To: "For testers of Fedora Core development releases"
> Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 2:09 PM
> Subject: Re: rawhide report: 20060629
> changes(kernel-2.6.17-1.2328.fc6doesn't boot)
> > On 6/29/06, Jesse Keating <jkeating(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> >> On Thursday 29 June 2006 15:50, Jim Bevier wrote:
> >> > Well switching over to the "new spec file" causes all the 3rd
> >> > module
> >> > build scripts to fail. The say "kernel configuration not valid -
> >> > 'make
> >> > prepare' in /usr/src/kernels/2.6.17-1.2328.fc6-x86_64 to update
> >> > Are
> >> > you going back to the old way or are going to have to fix all the
> >> > builds?
> >> > I vote for the old way! Using "_FC6" is fine with me. There
> >> > so
> >> > far are for mvidia, vmware, ntfs, and spca5xx modules.
> >> What are they checking to figure this out?
> >> --
> >> Jesse Keating
> >> Release Engineer: Fedora
> > Could this be coming from source/Makefile:
> > # If .config is newer than include/config/auto.conf, someone tinkered
> > # with it and forgot to run make oldconfig.
> > # if auto.conf.cmd is missing then we are probably in a cleaned tree so
> > # we execute the config step to be sure to catch updated Kconfig files
> > include/config/auto.conf: $(KCONFIG_CONFIG)
> > include/config/auto.conf.cmd
> > ifeq ($(KBUILD_EXTMOD),)
> > $(Q)$(MAKE) -f $(srctree)/Makefile silentoldconfig
> > else
> > $(error kernel configuration not valid - run 'make prepare' in
> > $(srctree) to update it)
> > endif
> > tom
> > --
> > Tom London
> It looks like this is where the message is coming from. For example,
> spca5xx executes "make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
> SUBDIRS=/root/spca5xx-20060501 CC=cc modules" to build the module. The
> error is coming from the
> Where do I go from here to fix this? I am not a Makefile wizard :-(.
I 'fixed' this by doing the following:
Worked for me after that (i.e., I could build the vmware modules).
and it still fails with the same error!
I could not build vmware or spca5xx modules. Ntfs module build worked. It
is a src livna modified build.
Is this error 64bit only? Any more ideas of what to try?