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pavithra aravamudhan pavithraamudhan at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 05:54:39 PDT 2006


Dear Mr. Andy,
    Thank you too for your reply. I could solve the compilation problem now.

regards,
pavi.

On 6/9/06, pavithra aravamudhan <pavithraamudhan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Mr. Andrei,
>     Thank you so much for your reply. That actually was the problem. I
> overlooked the existence of that package in the tarball i had
> downloaded from the lfs repository.
>
> thanks again.
> pavi.
>
> On 6/9/06, Andrei A. Voropaev <av at simcon-mt.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 05:41:36PM +0530, pavithra aravamudhan wrote:
> > > Dear Users,
> > >   I'm new to LFS. I'm currently working on lfs-6.1.1. My host is
> > > running on Fedora Core 2 (kernel 2.6.5 and gcc 3.3.3). I have
> > > installed binutils and gcc successfully. when i try installing
> > > glibc-2.3.4, i get the following error..
> > >
> > > running configure fragment for ../glibc-2.2.5/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux
> > > checking installed Linux kernel header files... TOO OLD!
> > > configure: error: GNU libc requires kernel header files from
> > > Linux 2.0.10 or later to be installed before configuring.
> > > The kernel header files are found usually in /usr/include/asm and
> > > /usr/include/linux; make sure these directories use files from
> > > Linux 2.0.10 or later.  This check uses <linux/version.h>, so
> > > make sure that file was built correctly when installing the kernel
> header
> > > files.  To use kernel headers not from /usr/include/linux, use the
> > > configure option --with-headers.
> >
> > The part below makes me real suspicious.
> >
> > > i have already copied the required kernel header files from the host
> > > system, to appropriate locations on my LFS partition. i am also using
> > > the --with-headers flag with appropriate path.
> >
> > You shouldn't copy headers from your host system. There's
> > linux-libc-headers.tar.bz2 that you should untar and copy headers from
> > there.
> >
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