[OT] Re: new guy, newbie questions.

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 22 21:13:17 PST 2002


On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 11:22:07PM +0000, Mark Hymers wrote:
> > Oh, and the instructions for setting up the linux kernel in chapter 5 look 
> > wrong:
> > 
> > make mrproper &&
> > yes "" | make config &&
> > make dep &&
> > cd $LFS/usr/include &&
> > cp -a ../src/linux/include/linux . &&
> > chown -R root.root $LFS/usr/include/linux &&
> > mkdir asm &&
> > cp -a ../src/linux/include/asm/* asm &&
> > chown -R root.root $LFS/usr/include/asm
> > 
> > Notice that the "cp" commands assume the kernel source is in $LFS/src/linux, 
> > yet it never tells you it should unpack it there.  (2.4 kernel source can be 
> > just about anywhere, including a user's home directory...)
> Although this is OT for alfs-discuss, I should just point out that Marc
> fixed this in the LFS cvs a few days ago so it'll be fixed in the next
> LFS release (or CVS if you use that).

Sorry to carry on the off-topic thread, but have you read chapter 2? It
specifically states that the book will assume everything is unpacked and
compiled in /usr/src



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