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After running menuconfig, I tried "make" command and I get this..

End of Linux kernel configuration.
Execute 'make' to build the kernel or try 'make help'.

root@nikhil-Inspiron-3537:/usr/src/linux-2.6.33# make
  CHK     include/linux/version.h
  CHK     include/generated/utsrelease.h
  CALL    scripts/checksyscalls.sh
  CHK     include/generated/compile.h
  AS      arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.o
/tmp/ccem3TK6.s: Assembler messages:
/tmp/ccem3TK6.s: Error: .size expression for do_hypervisor_callback does not evaluate to a constant
make[2]:[arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.o] Error 1
make[1]:[arch/x86/kernel] Error 2
make:[arch/x86] Error 2

Please help me out, how to proceed from here.

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There's an error in the assembly code... Why are you trying to compile a kernel anyway? Just install it using apt-get.. –  Joren Oct 30 '13 at 18:58
    
thanks for the info buddy ..but i am trying to compile a kernel just for kinda practicing. I am doing a course. so any way I can correct this ?? –  Nikhil Bansal Oct 30 '13 at 19:11
    
pls reply buddy... –  Nikhil Bansal Oct 31 '13 at 15:26
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