4.0-RC1: /dev/null permission denied in Chapter 6

Popov, Ivo bivenceto at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 5 09:00:30 PDT 2002

--- Thomas Müller <thmueller at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Trying 4.0-RC1. All works well, also in chapter 6 until reaching Linux  
> header installation. Step "make include/linux/version.h" exited with error: 
> /dev/null Permission denied. I ignored it. Next in glibc step 
> "../glibc-2.2.5/configure ... " exits also with error: /dev/null Permission 
> denied.

This may be a rather obvious answer and I would be surprised if you haven't tried it, but have you
attempted to set the write permissions for /dev/null?
Do a 'chmod 666 /dev/null' and try again.


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Ivo Popov
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