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Re: Problems building 2.1.121-r3000

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Subject: Re: Problems building 2.1.121-r3000
From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 06:59:33 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199810192251.XAA09932@molnir.demon.co.uk>
On Mon, 19 Oct 1998, Matt Foster wrote:

> I'm having problems compiling 
> 
> "
> mipsel-linux-ld -static  -G 0 -T arch/mips/ld.script.little 
> arch/mips/kernel/head.o arch/mips/kernel/init_task.o init/main.o 
> init/version.o \
>       arch/mips/kernel/kernel.o arch/mips/mm/mm.o kernel/kernel.o mm/mm.o 
> fs/fs.o ipc/ipc.o \
>       fs/filesystems.a \
>       net/network.a \
>       drivers/block/block.a drivers/char/char.a drivers/misc/misc.a 
> drivers/net/net.a drivers/scsi/scsi.a drivers/video/video.a \
>       arch/mips/lib/lib.a /usr/src/linux-2.1.121-r3000/lib/lib.a 
> arch/mips/lib/lib.a \
>       -o vmlinux
> drivers/video/video.a: could not read symbols: Archive has no index; run 
> ranlib to add one
> make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
> "

For which machine are you trying to compile a kernel?

> Doubtless something dumb, but can someone point me in the right direction?

linux-2.1.121-r3000-pre1.tgz is meant for Baget and DECstation machines,
and for DECstations right now only promconsole and serial console are
supported, nothing in drvers/video.

Regards,
Richard

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