Unable to build kernel

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Fri Aug 8 21:05:06 UTC 2008

> Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 16:34:01 -0400
> From: Mike Tancsa <mike at sentex.net>
> At 04:04 PM 8/8/2008, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> >Today I was unable to build a new kernel for 7-Stable. It dies when
> >linking the kernel, seemingly because of not finding the definitions for
> >some nfs stuff. I don't use nfs and always exclude both server and
> >client from my kernel. (Long config attached, if the list does not strip
> >nooptions       NFSCLIENT               # Network Filesystem Client
> >nooptions       NFSSERVER               # Network Filesystem Server
> >nooptions       NFS_ROOT                # NFS usable as root device, requires
> Can you build generic on its own ? What if you add to your config
> nooptions NFSLOCKD
> which recently got added to GENERIC.

Thanks, Mike (and Erik who also pointed this out) for the answer.
Kernel linked just fine now that I have removed the NFS LOCKD.  I should
have looked at CVS for GENERIC changes. I did check UPDATING, but there
was nothing there.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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