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[linux-lvm] troubled Guiness



Hi all,

I'm running RH 7.0 (Guiness) with the 2.2.16-22 kernel and gcc-2.96-85 and
have downloaded the Linus 2.4.9 stock kernel which I'm trying to make... I
built the patch and applied it with no apparent problem but when I try to
build the kernel I get the errors in the log below.

has anyone been here before?

1k thx - e

make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/ide'
make -C md
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/md'
make all_targets
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/md'
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-tri
graphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -pipe -mpre
ferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i586    -c -o lvm.o lvm.c
lvm.c:2329:71: macro "min" requires 3 arguments, but only 2 given
lvm.c:2343:59: macro "min" requires 3 arguments, but only 2 given
lvm.c: In function `__extend_reduce':
lvm.c:2329: `min' undeclared (first use in this function)
lvm.c:2329: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
lvm.c:2329: for each function it appears in.)
lvm.c:2280: warning: `end' might be used uninitialized in this function
lvm.c:2339: warning: `end' might be used uninitialized in this function
make[3]: *** [lvm.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/md'
make[2]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/md'
make[1]: *** [_subdir_md] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers'
make: *** [_dir_drivers] Error 2

-----Original Message-----
From:	linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com] On
Behalf Of gerry dorfam ca
Sent:	Sunday, August 26, 2001 6:21 AM
To:	linux-lvm sistina com
Subject:	RE: [linux-lvm] Successful Upgrade to 1.0 with RH 7.1

On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Erick Calder wrote:

> > started with a clean Redhat 2.4.3-12 kernel
>
> I'm running a stock 7.0 version and downloaded the above-named kernel...
> patch and compilation went ok but I can't seem to make modules... I get a
> ton of errors... I realised that I needed to install the kernel-headers
for
> this version but even after that I can't make the modules... I've seen a
lot
> of other guys out there suffering with this but no solutions... I even
tried
> changing the HOSTCC to "kgcc" in the Makefile but no dice.... so I'm
> wondering what you did right... can you share?
>
> (sorry everyone else that isn't running RH)
>
Well, all I did was follow the install instructions that came with the LVM
tarball to create the patch.  I didn't do anything special.  I wasn't able
to successfully install the newly created patch until I replaced the
kernel source with a fresh "clean" rpm.

Are you running the 2.4 kernel or are you using 2.2?  That makes a big
difference as you need to add the raw.io patch to the 2.2 kernel.  Also, I
don't believe that the shipped RH kernel config enables LVM as a default.

I still have the patch for 2.4.3-12.  However, I doubt it would work for a
7.0 install since I'm using 7.1.


Gerry
--
"The lyfe so short, the craft so long to learne"  Geoffrey Chaucer


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