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Re: VB: Re: Problems running "genkernel all"

Guy Martin-2
Per,

Next time, please use the reply all button of your mail client so everybody can see your answer :)

Thanks !
  Guy


On Sat, 27 May 2006 11:34:50 +0200 (CEST)
"[hidden email]" <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Thank you Guy for your answer. I will follow your
> advice. It seems to be the best way compared to
> digging into how a .config file for genkernel should
> be composed in order to make genkernel work properly.
>
> Thanks again
> /Per
> --- Guy Martin <[hidden email]> skrev:
>
> > Datum: Sat, 27 May 2006 11:24:02 +0200
> > Från: Guy Martin <[hidden email]>
> > Till: [hidden email]
> > Kopia: [hidden email]
> > Ämne: Re: [gentoo-hppa] Problems running "genkernel
> > all"
> >
> >
> > Hello Per,
> >
> > It looks like genkernel wants a valid kernel config
> > that you'll have to
> > generate. I don't think that anybody uses genkernel
> > on hppa. It's
> > almost not tested besides for livecd creation.
> >
> > I really recommand that you compile your kernel
> > yourself. Even if it
> > seems painfull, it's not that hard. If you have any
> > issue, you can join
> > #gentoo-hppa on irc.freenode.net and there will
> > certainly be ppl to help you out.
> >
> > Honestly, I really don't feel like supporting
> > genkernel for hppa. It
> > usually produce useless kernels or broken one for
> > your model.
> >
> >
> > I whish you good luck !
> >
> >   Guy
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sat, 27 May 2006 11:10:44 +0200 (CEST)
> > "[hidden email]" <[hidden email]> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > I am going through the procedure of installin
> > Gentoo
> > > Linux on my hppa box, which is a 785/B2000
> > Visualize
> > > workstation.
> > >
> > > I have gone through the instructions in order and
> > am
> > > now trying to run "genkernel all" since I haven't
> > got
> > > enough experience to decide about the options in
> > > manual kernel configuration. Anyway, when I issue
> > the
> > > command "genkernel all" I get an error message
> > > complaining about that a .config file is either
> > not
> > > specified or not found. It is obvious that I am
> > > supposed to supply a .config file to genkernel.
> > The
> > > question is how I do that and/or what step in the
> > > process I have omitted. Reviewing the guidelines I
> > > have gone through doesn't tell me what step I
> > missed.
> > >
> > > BTW I am using a Universal CD to install from.
> > >
> > > What I have done (referring to Gentoo handbook):
> > > 4. Preparing the disks (>16MB boot, 1500MB ext3
> > for
> > > /var, 500MB for swap and remaining up to 9100MB
> > ext3
> > > as a fourth partition).
> > > 5. Installing the installation files
> > > 6. Installing the Gentoo Base system
> > >
> > > The steps "Code Listing 7: Verifying system
> > profile",
> > > "Code Listing 8: Finding out if an additional
> > profile
> > > exists" and "Code Listing 9: Switching to a 2.4
> > > profile" make me a bit unsuer, but my intention is
> > to
> > > stay with 2.6 which seems to be the default and
> > > recommended.
> > >
> > > I have also run "emerge genkernel" without
> > complaints
> > > from the system.
> > >
> > > Can anybody put me on track again? I would
> > appreciate
> > > it alot.
> > >
> > > Best regards and thanks in advance
> > > Per Liss
> > > Sweden
> > > --
> > > [hidden email] mailing list
> > >
> >
>


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Guy Martin
Gentoo Linux - HPPA port Lead


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