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Bug 29758 - genkernel "make bzImage" filemap.c `generic_file_write'
Summary: genkernel "make bzImage" filemap.c `generic_file_write'
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Release Media
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Everything (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: John Davis (zhen) (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-09-27 11:11 UTC by Tim Baldwin
Modified: 2003-10-22 20:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Tim Baldwin 2003-09-27 11:11:35 UTC
I am installing gentoo, when running genkernel, everything is [ ok ] until I get to `*Running "make bzImage"' genkernel just ends. in the log i found (among other bugs, which are posted separately):  cgg-D_kernel_ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-gentoo-r7/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototype -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -fomit-frame-pointer -pipr -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i386 -nostdinc -iwithprefix -include-DKBUILD-BASENAME=cdrom -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c cdrom.c filemap.c: In function `generic_file_write': filemap.c:3347: internal error: Segmentation fault ---some text telling me to submit an eroor report--- make [2] ***[filemap.o] Error 1 make [2]: leaving dir `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-gentoo-r7/mm' make [1] ***[first_rule] Error 2 make [1]: leaving dir `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20-gentoo-r7/mm' make: ***[_dir_mm] Error 2 make: *** waiting for unfinished jobs
Comment 1 John Davis (zhen) (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-22 20:40:10 UTC
errors such as yours usually point to hardware problems, such as bad RAM
overheating. Make sure your case is properly ventilated, and run memtest
on your
RAM (memtest is available on the most recent LiveCDs)