Gentoo Archives: gentoo-hppa

From: Guy Martin <gmsoft@g.o>
To: pl001y@×××××.se
Cc: gentoo-hppa@l.g.o
Subject: Re: VB: Re: [gentoo-hppa] Problems running "genkernel all"
Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 09:45:43
Message-Id: 20060527114458.5d91cc29.gmsoft@gentoo.org
Per,

Next time, please use the reply all button of your mail client so everybody can see your answer :)

Thanks !
  Guy


On Sat, 27 May 2006 11:34:50 +0200 (CEST)
"pl001y@×××××.se" <pl001y@×××××.se> wrote:

> Thank you Guy for your answer. I will follow your > advice. It seems to be the best way compared to > digging into how a .config file for genkernel should > be composed in order to make genkernel work properly. > > Thanks again > /Per > --- Guy Martin <gmsoft@g.o> skrev: > > > Datum: Sat, 27 May 2006 11:24:02 +0200 > > Från: Guy Martin <gmsoft@g.o> > > Till: gentoo-hppa@l.g.o > > Kopia: pl001y@×××××.se > > Ämne: Re: [gentoo-hppa] Problems running "genkernel > > all" > > > > > > Hello Per, > > > > It looks like genkernel wants a valid kernel config > > that you'll have to > > generate. I don't think that anybody uses genkernel > > on hppa. It's > > almost not tested besides for livecd creation. > > > > I really recommand that you compile your kernel > > yourself. Even if it > > seems painfull, it's not that hard. If you have any > > issue, you can join > > #gentoo-hppa on irc.freenode.net and there will > > certainly be ppl to help you out. > > > > Honestly, I really don't feel like supporting > > genkernel for hppa. It > > usually produce useless kernels or broken one for > > your model. > > > > > > I whish you good luck ! > > > > Guy > > > > > > > > On Sat, 27 May 2006 11:10:44 +0200 (CEST) > > "pliss@×××××××.nu" <pl001y@×××××.se> wrote: > > > > > Hello > > > > > > I am going through the procedure of installin > > Gentoo > > > Linux on my hppa box, which is a 785/B2000 > > Visualize > > > workstation. > > > > > > I have gone through the instructions in order and > > am > > > now trying to run "genkernel all" since I haven't > > got > > > enough experience to decide about the options in > > > manual kernel configuration. Anyway, when I issue > > the > > > command "genkernel all" I get an error message > > > complaining about that a .config file is either > > not > > > specified or not found. It is obvious that I am > > > supposed to supply a .config file to genkernel. > > The > > > question is how I do that and/or what step in the > > > process I have omitted. Reviewing the guidelines I > > > have gone through doesn't tell me what step I > > missed. > > > > > > BTW I am using a Universal CD to install from. > > > > > > What I have done (referring to Gentoo handbook): > > > 4. Preparing the disks (>16MB boot, 1500MB ext3 > > for > > > /var, 500MB for swap and remaining up to 9100MB > > ext3 > > > as a fourth partition). > > > 5. Installing the installation files > > > 6. Installing the Gentoo Base system > > > > > > The steps "Code Listing 7: Verifying system > > profile", > > > "Code Listing 8: Finding out if an additional > > profile > > > exists" and "Code Listing 9: Switching to a 2.4 > > > profile" make me a bit unsuer, but my intention is > > to > > > stay with 2.6 which seems to be the default and > > > recommended. > > > > > > I have also run "emerge genkernel" without > > complaints > > > from the system. > > > > > > Can anybody put me on track again? I would > > appreciate > > > it alot. > > > > > > Best regards and thanks in advance > > > Per Liss > > > Sweden > > > -- > > > gentoo-hppa@g.o mailing list > > > > > >
-- Guy Martin Gentoo Linux - HPPA port Lead -- gentoo-hppa@g.o mailing list