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Kernel compilation

I'm trying to compile a source Linux kernel (version linux-3.10.48). Using the make menuconfig command, all the configurations are done and the .config file is saved, but when I'm compiling the main ...
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3.15.5 stable kernel not building, “gzip: stdout: no space left on device”, /boot is NOT full

Running into an issue building the 3.15.5 stable kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Relevant portion of sudo make modules_install install INSTALL /lib/firmware/edgeport/down2.fw INSTALL ...
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cannot find command added to Path - sail_align

I'm trying to build sail_align programm by following these instructions. So far everything went OK and I've completed the last fourth step without errors: 4) sudo ./Build install This command will ...
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I'm trying to create a makefile when I get the following errors

I'm am trying to compile USB drivers. Here is the result of my make file attempt: user@ubuntu1310:~/Downloads/Linux_Driver$ sudo make -o cp210x make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M= modules ...
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linux-3.14.4 kernel install problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the latest kernel 3.14.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04. But it gives me an error when I try to install using make file. I have also done the make oldconfig, it took more than 3 hours to ...
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unable to run make during installation of kernel 3.3.6

desktop:~/Desktop/linux-3.3.6$ make xconfig make[1]: Warning: File `scripts/kconfig/.zconf.tab.o.cmd' has modification time 1.7e+04 s in the future CHECK qt * Unable to find the QT4 tool qmake. ...
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recompiling ubuntu problem

I want to use fault_injection framework. When I use this script: ./failcmd.sh it show this error: failslab not available So I want to enable fault_injection with menuconfig After change ...
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compile and install modified kernel

I have made some changes to the vmx.c file of the kernel. Now I am using make menuconfig followed by make -j 5 command to compile the modified kernel(No errors just a warning..) Now I am using ...
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Is it possible to compile a kernel module under chroot?

Under a chroot environment, is it possible to build a kernel module without having the kernel installed, just the headers? It sounds like something you wouldn't want to do, but in my case I do. I've ...
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Compiling Intel-phc says I don't have headers

Trying to follow an online tutorial "Intel-phc with latest kernel on Ubuntu". My ubuntu kernel version is 3.2.0-38-generic (Ubuntu 14.04). Following the instructions I downloaded kernel 3.14.2 from ...
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Workoflow for regularly updating custom compiled kernels

Suppose you want a kernel with additional features such as the grsecurity patches which are not included in the ubuntu standard kernel images. Doing this once is not a big deal but when you update it, ...
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Recompiling the kernel after modifying the “irq.c” Module

I modified the irq.c file in the kernel by including several printk() statements to trace some values that I wanted to recovered. Logically, after modifying the irq.c file I attempted to recompile the ...
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Can i recompile kernel in dualboot environment?

I need to fix a value hid-ids.h and compile kernel so that my device will work. But i'm on dualboot with windows 8. If this goes wrong can it damage grub or will this just affect my ubuntu ...
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Realtek RTL8188CUs

I am trying to use an airlink wifi dongle with RTL8188CUs chip. It has not been going very well. I found a link to a driver installer Download rtl8192cu-tjp-dkms_1.6_all.deb 1.0 MB When I run ...
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I want to change some of the linux files, how to recompile the linux and reinstall it [duplicate]

I want to make changes to the kernel files /linux/net/ipv4/ip_output.c in my case. I want to add a script to be run that changes the payload of the data whenever a packet passes through the ...
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Unable to Cross Compile Hello World Device Driver for ARM

I've been trying to build a basic hello world device driver on my Virtual Box installation of Ubuntu 13.10 for a development board running an ARMv5 processor. I know I need to cross compile the ...
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Where I can find /sbin/hotplug in my kernel source

I am reading hotplug events. And I want to enable automatic loading unloading module, when a new device is added. For that I read that kernel does it using /sbin/hotplug script, but I am not able to ...
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Cannot fine syscall_32.h , header missing

When I run 'make', i get an error saying: make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.8.0-29-generic/arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl', needed by ...
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Why 'make gconfig' does not work while compiling the kernel?

I am trying to compile vanilla Linux kernel 3.12.14 downloaded from kernel.org. When I try make gconfig, it says: * Unable to find the GTK+ installation. Please make sure that * the GTK+ 2.0 ...
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Kernel compiling question about “.config” file

I am in the middle of compiling a new linux kernel targeted at my Acer Aspire One Laptop with an Intel Atom processor. I'm just playing as a self teach exercise. So far, I have made my new config, ...
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What is the minimal amount of RAM to built an 3.11.0 x86_64 kernel on 13.10 with 8 cores? [closed]

I have configured a KVM virtual machine (VM) with 8 processor cores and 256 MB of RAM and no swap. A minimal text based Ubuntu Saucy 13.10 amd64 was done. The essential packages to build/recompile the ...
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what if i remove .config file from the linux source

I was just curious whether i can remove the .config file. Actually i am learning how to edit the config (from make menuconfig) and recompile the kernel. So if i remove the .config file from the source ...
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Which extra packages or modules should i remove at compiling time

I'm a newbie in compiling the kernel from kernel.org sources.when i compile kernel at my machine which extra or old packages or modules should i remove? thanks in advance.
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Compile and loading kernel module without compiling the kernel

I am trying to get hostapd working and it does not recognize the current wl driver, searching in internet I found that I need to use the new nl80211 driver. I found that my current system does not ...
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Using kernel headers in my program

I have seen an answer about the usage of kernel headers in how to use kernel headers appropriately?. I have a similar set of errors, and the solution of using a -I/path/to/kernel headers is not ...
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Why does Ubuntu make larger compiled kernel file (.deb) than Debian does?

When I compile a kernel in Ubuntu, it is 40% bigger than in Debian (with the same .config). Why? Is it because of little different versions? 40% seems too much to me. Both are up to date, Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Compiling in Ubuntu 12.10 ARM 7

I am fairly lost in compiling drivers (Modules) for Ubuntu from here these drivers work on the older 3.0.36 kernel so i would like to compile it for 3.0.8 by using the driver source provided. I have ...
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How to backport a patch to my current kernel?

I used to download compat-wireless-3.6.8-1 on Ubuntu 12.04 And successfully compile it into target files for compat.ko, cfg80211.ko, mac80211.ko, ath.ko, ath9k_hw.ko, ath9k_common.ko ath9k.ko . Now I ...
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Compiling kernel with yaffs2, error ubutnu/aufs/magic.mk no such file or directory

I am following steps to compile the kernel, I have made changes using make menuconfig But I get this error about ubutnu/aufs/magic.mk no such file or directory I tried running make-kpkg clean (which ...
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Missing modversions.h

I`m trying to compile a program, which was actually designed for Linux OS based on kernel 2.4. When I run the make command, I get the following error ...
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How to compile ralink drivers on newer kernels?

The "official" rt2800 module in the kernel causes low signal, always reconnect, or broke the connection.(crap) Ages ago I compiled some ralink drivers for Linux, theese had rt2860 modules, and my wlan ...
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having difficulty while compiling kernel 2.6.33 for ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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'. ...
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DAHDI 2.6.1 does not build in Linux kernel 3.8.0-29-generic

I downloaded source codes of DAHDI 2.6.1 and Linux Kernel 3.8.0-29-generic. When I typed 'sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)' to install linux kernel header I got the message shown below: ...
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Is is possible to use two kernels at the same time?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10 Intel VTune Amplifier stopped working. As recommeded by developer I tried to reinstall the program and manually compile the needed drivers. However I ...
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Custom kernel stuck at black screen after login

I just compiled a kernel for the first time, but after the ubuntu loading screen disappeared, the screen stays black. I can hear the login screen's sound though. Basically I was trying to compile the ...
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FOG & Compiling a Kernel

We have been using FOG installed on Ubuntu to image computers and have now started creating an image as a Hyper-V virtual machine (an image created as a virtual machine was a recommendation to us, and ...
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Is it possbile to load module compiled under kernel 2.6.x to a system with kernel 3.8.x

I have Marvell USB wireless driver src which only supports up to kernel 2.6.8. Now my system is Ubuntu 13.04 with kernel 3.8 and I can not compile the src under the new kernel anymore. I found the ...
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Why does compiling the Linux kernel cause Ubuntu to freeze?

I need help figuring out how compiling the Linux kernel causes Ubuntu to freeze. I'm trying to cross-compile the Linux kernel for the ZedBoard. It is a Zynq-7000 ARM architecture. When I compile, it ...
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My computer doesn't recognize the following library: linux/config.h when compiling

I have code written in C and I have included some libraries such as linux/config.h and linux/kernel.h. Whenever I compile the file, it gives me an error saying No such file or directory ? Is there ...
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Rootstock not working

I am getting this error: ./rootstock: 1000: ./rootstock: cannot create /tmp/tmp.C7sAyhcAxf/tmpmount/etc/fstab: Directory nonexistent Ubuntu 13.04 When I want to create simple qemu image with this ...
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Installing proxychains. HELP NEEDED! [duplicate]

OK so i am new to linux. I am trying to install proxychains but im sure it has dependencies that i do not have on my system can somebody look at the following script and tell me the list of packages i ...
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How to compile Linux kernel 3.8 in Ubuntu 12.10?

How to compile Linux kernel 3.8 in Ubuntu 12.10 without modifying the Vanilla i.e Ubuntu patches? How to install Vanilla kernel 3.8 and dual boot already installed Ubuntu 12.10 and Vanilla kernel?
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When compiling the Linux Kernel, what is the purpose of `make randconfig`?

In what scenario would one want to use this tool? It would seem to make less work, but the upshot is, of course, that you don't know what configuration options will be used for your kernel, which ...
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How do you rebuild and apply a portion of the kernel?

I was following the steps here to build my own kernel, which worked great, then I wanted to make a small tweak to the setup file (/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c) and rebuild it to see my message printed in ...
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How do I obtain the offical Ubuntu patched kernel source without using git?

I'm needing to custom compile a kernel to enable some very specific hardware features that are not on by default and have to be compiled in. I started following this guide but it seems to be slightly ...
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How can I direct make-kpkg to output .deb files to a different location?

I am compiling a new kernel on my Ubuntu 12.04.1 using make-kpkg. In order to do so, I'm doing the same process as suggested in izx's answer. However, I want to direct the generated .deb files to my ...
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Jenkins polling for Ubuntu Kernel upgrades?

Say I wanted to distribute a binary kernel module for a custom in-house piece of hardware to users inside my company. The ideal situation is that it requires no compilation on the part of the user. ...
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How to config and compile kernel

I know I can download new and stable kernels from kernel.org but I don't know how to config , compile and install it. of course there is a document file in kernel folder. But that text is very complex ...
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How do I compile kernel modules? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install development tools for 12.10? I need to compile kernel modules under Ubuntu version 12.10 What is the build command please? (I am new to Linux and ...
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How to patch fglrx for installation on kernel 3.7rc7?

For a bug I need to check if a bug still occurs on upstream kernel 3.7rc7, and since the bug is related to fglrx I need to install a newer version as well that work with kernel 3.7. How do I do this ...