Re: [Linux-ia64] [piet@sgi.com: Re: kernel make install - why don't we make it easy like on ia32?]

From: Keith Owens <kaos_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2002-03-22 07:03:50
On Thu, 21 Mar 2002 00:18:18 -0800, 
Piet/Pete Delaney <piet@sgi.com> wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 10:51:32PM -0800, Piet/Pete Delaney wrote:
>> How do I build: 
>> 
>> 	/boot/module-info-${KERNELRELEASE}
>> 	/boot/kernel.h-${KERNELRELEASE}
>> 	/boot/initrd-${KERNELRELEASE}
>> 
>> In upgrading from RedHat ia64 2.4.9-18 to 2.4.17 and 2.4.18 may require changes in these files.
>> I thought linux/arch/i386/boot/Makefile would have been a resonable place to have found out how
>> i32 does it but it's not there.
>> 
>> I had problems last time I tried to run 2.4.17 on my 2.4.7-10 Red Hat 7.2 i386 systems.
>> I was wondering of the /boot/module-info file had to be updated or that the stuff in 
>> /lib/modules that 'Make modules-install' sets up might need to be tweaked.
>
>The module problem I'm getting in trying to boot a generic 2.4.17 kernel is with /lib/ext3.0. 
>It's getting a lot of undefined symbols like:
>
>	getblk_Rsmp_0fdb96c8
>	journal_destroy_Rsmp_e6169b31
>	register_filesystem_Rsmp_462b6e36
>	__wait_on_buffer_Rsmp_e7187873
>	generic_read_dir_Rsmp_...
>	journal_try_start_Rsmp_...
>	journal_check_available_features_Rsmp_...
>
>It fails in /bin/insmod in mounting the /proc filesystem.
>
>Then it fails to mount the (ext3) root filesystem.
>
>The last time I had this on a ia32 laptop I thought the 
>problem was with the root being a ext3 filesystem but the
>ext3 filesystem being a loadable module. So I updated the
>kernel .config file to make ext3 a part of the kernel instead
>of a loadable module. I re-installed the modules just to be
>safe and the kernel continued to get the same error. The only
>thing I didn't do is to do a make mrproper. I'll try that this time.

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