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Re: No log for kernel build failure.



Didn't work. Discovered that it was buried in [ busybox-1.18.4-
x86_64.tbz   ] so any change was blown out during the [ make fsys ].

-Bruce-


On Dec 14, 11:24 pm, Douglas Jerome <[email protected]> wrote:
> BruceFerjulian wrote:
> > Nope, since everything seems to be continuously cleaned I had to
> > remove the redirect in the script that was sending the output to a log
> > that was not persistent after the failure. After removing the
> > redirect, I was presented with some questions which probably are new
> > and don't match a configuration you saved away. Once I answered the
> > questions interactively the kernel build was successful.  Not pretty
> > but at least I can build.
>
> > Two questions. I need to modify a few things and can't figure out yet
> > where they are buried.
>
> > 1. Want to change ( eth0 ) to be a fixed address but even if I loop
> > mount the IMG file and make my changes to be DHCP=NO the nic always
> > starts as DHCP when I boot the ISO.
>
> Try these steps:
>
>      $ make mount
>      $ vi mnt/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
>      $ make umount
>      $ make fsys
>      $ make boot
>
> and then try that ISO.
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> > 2. Why does everything start from scratch, can't ( gnu make ) pick up a
> > change say to one thing and only build a single time unless you clean.
> > It seems this learning process is a continuous start from scratch
> > every time you make even a simple change.
>
> Because the ttylinux build process uses *make* as a user
> interface; instead of having a bunch of different scripts
> to invoke from the command line you use "make <thing-to-make>"
> It is not the best use of make.
>
> There is no good description, I think, of the various
> make targets, but you can make individual packages and
> then remake the file system image with "make fsys", so
> as to not start all over. "make boot" remakes the ISO
> from the kernel and file system image.
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> > -Bruce-
>
> > On Dec 14, 7:03 pm, Douglas Jerome <[email protected]> wrote:
> >> BruceFerjulian wrote:
> >>> Missing is some useful information on why the build failed.
> >>> x86_64 linux-2.6.38.1 ...... g.b.Kernel FAILED.
> >>> make: *** [kernel] Error 1
> >>> The kernel is not built.
> >>> make: *** [var/run/kernel] Error 1
> >>> This is it, no logfile, nothing. Where would one start?
> >> Did you look for a log file in var/log ?