glibc making trouble !!

Olaf Gruettner olaf.gruettner at
Fri Nov 2 05:33:25 PST 2001

On Wed, 31 Oct 2001 16:33:45 +0100
"Luqman Munawar" <Luqman.m at> wrote:

> take into account that linux kernel from the book is 2.4.8 which I also
> used....
> Luqman
> lfs-support at schrieb am 31.10.01:
> hello,
> I am having probs installing glibc on my system. After being unable to
> solve the problem even with help ppl on irc I installed the whole system
> again from scratch.
> I am using lfs 3.0 and have chrooted to lfs directory.
> Now, as I try to install glibc it is making probs again. I receive
> following error message (not the whole message included): 
> running configure fragment for
> ../glibc-2.2.4/linuxthreads/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux
> running configure fragment for ../glibc-2.2.4/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux
> checking installed Linux kernel header files... TOO OLD!
> configure: error: GNU libc requires kernel header files from
> Linux 2.0.10 or later to be installed before configuring.
> The kernel header files are found usually in /usr/include/asm and
> /usr/include/linux; make sure these directories use files from
> Linux 2.0.10 or later.  This check uses <linux/version.h>, so
> make sure that file was built correctly when installing the kernel
> header
> files.  To use kernel headers not from /usr/include/linux, use the
> configure option --with-headers.     
> I just copied and pasted everything this time from the book to avoid any
> typos. Will the installation of kernel help? 
> thanx,
> Luqman

try to install the kernel of chapter 5 by hand again. probably you will
find the error there.
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