Re: [Linux-ia64] Compiling 2.4.2

From: Stephane Eranian <>
Date: 2001-02-27 12:04:01
> I am trying to build an IA-64 kernel on a Lion B3 system running SuSE 7.1 beta.
> Attached is the error log.  Any ideas on what is going on??
> Regards,

As far as I know, the IA-64 kernel is only up to 2.4.1. 

The IA-64 code that you find in the generic 2.4.2 kernel does not contain
the latest bits for IA-64.

To compile an IA-64 linux kernel in general you have to do:
	- grab the official linux kernel tarball 
	- go to and grab the
	  corresponding IA-64 specific patch.
	- apply the IA-64 patch on top of the generic kernel.

So as as today, you need 2.4.1 and the latest patch for IA-64 is dated


Received on Mon Feb 26 17:06:24 2001

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