Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Hello Lars, On the net I saw some informations about problems with the "UTS_RELEASE" in the 2.6.18 kernel the definition was moved from the linux/version.h to the linux/utsrelease.h. A "make KDIR=/lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2200.fc5/source" failed with these messages: ... CC [M] /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/lru_cache.o CC [M] /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.o In file included from /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.c:34: include/linux/config.h:6:2: warning: #warning Including config.h is deprecated. /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.c:52:35: error: linux/devfs_fs_kernel.h: No such file or directory /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.c: In function ‘drbd_cleanup’: /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.c:1698: error: implicit declaration of function ‘devfs_remove’ /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.c: In function ‘drbd_init’: /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.c:1794: error: implicit declaration of function ‘devfs_mk_dir’ /usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.c:1817: error: ‘struct gendisk’ has no member named ‘devfs_name’ make: *** [/usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd/drbd_main.o] Error 1 make: *** [_module_/usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd] Error 2 make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2200.fc5-i686' make: *** [kbuild] Error 2 make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/cluster/drbd-0.7.21/drbd' make: *** [all] Error 2 Best regards. Francis Lars Ellenberg wrote: > / 2006-10-17 08:35:15 +0200 > \ Francis SOUYRI: > >> Hello, >> >> When I try to compile the drbd 0.7.21 with the latest fc5 kernel 2.6.18-1.2200 I have these >> messages. >> >> ++ echo -e '#include <linux/version.h>\ndrbd_kernel_release UTS_RELEASE' >> ++ gcc -nostdinc -E -P -I/lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2200.fc5/source/include - >> ++ sed -ne 's/^drbd_kernel_release "\(.*\)".*/\1/p' >> + test = 2.6.18-1.2200.fc5smp >> /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.3564: line 40: test: =: unary operator expected >> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.3564 (%prep) >> >> >> RPM build errors: >> Macro %kernelversion has empty body >> Macro %kernelversion has empty body >> Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.3564 (%prep) >> make: *** [rpm] Error 1 >> > > it works for me. > it does not for you. > so please make sure you did install your kernel headers correctly, > or prepared your kernel source appropriately. > > yes, I could patch that line (missing quotes), > but the error would then be: > + test '' = 2.6.18-1.2200.fc5smp > error: Bad exit status from ... (%prep) > > so get your preparation right. > follow what is outlined in INSTALL > > first, try to just make it. > if that works out ok, try to > make an rpm of it. > > if some part of what is written in INSTALL is no longer true, > you'll find out that way. > > cheers. > >