Kernel compilation errors

Sanjuro Europe sanjuro_e at
Wed Nov 14 12:07:13 PST 2001

Rune Dueholm wrote:

> HI there.
> I've checked the mailing lists and FAQ's for this problem, but it seems 
> noone else have had this problem, so I'm hoping for a bit of help here :)
> After installing lfs (3.0), i decided to upgrade my kernel to 2.4.14, 
> downloaded and installed it, no problems, except for the messages:
> "modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-4"
> "modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-5"
> "modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-9"
> Solved the first two by adding the appropriate lines to modules.conf, so 
> no problem there. Did a little research and turns out i get the last 
> message (pf-9), because i didnt install loopback support in my kernel. 
> So I tried to recompile _with_ loopback support, and this is where my 
> problem occurs. It seems the "make bzImage" fails when i try to compile 
> with loopback support. If load the exact same configuration and remove 
> the loopback support, kernel compiles without problems. Anyone got any 
> ideas why this happens?

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