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Bug 88025 - make modules fails
Summary: make modules fails
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-04-04 19:17 UTC by Todd Kennedy
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-12-17 00:17:23 UTC

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Description Todd Kennedy 2003-04-04 19:17:28 UTC
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Description of problem:
installed kernel source using the "add/remove applications" control panel
(already had all the developer tools installed).

make xconfig
select kernel options (the one option i'm trying to build is the ntfs.o
read-only kernal module, but i went through and customized the kernel)
save and exit kernel configurator
make dep && clean bzImage modules modules_install.

i am compiling my ethernet driver as a module.  3com ethernet

compile stops with the following errors (on the make modules part)
this text box will not contain all the errors, so i have posted them to my

these are the last few lines from make -C net modules
dummy.c: In function `dummy_init':
dummy.c:58: invalid suffix on integer constant
dummy.c:58: called object is not a function
dummy.c: In function `dummy_cleanup_module':
dummy.c:117: invalid suffix on integer constant
dummy.c:117: called object is not a function
make[2]: *** [dummy.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8/drivers/net'
make[1]: *** [_modsubdir_net] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-8/drivers'
make: *** [_mod_drivers] Error 2

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run make xconfig
2. select loadable modules
3. run make dep && clean bzImage modules modules_install (or just make modules)

Actual Results:  I got the errors described above

Expected Results:  The kernel modules should have compiled correctly

Additional info:

see the full output of the error text at

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-04-04 19:28:37 UTC
you forgot make mrproper ;(

has prebuild modules ;)

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