Re: "can't find kernel source tree" error when building the kernel.

From: Clau (clau_at_reversedhell.net)
Date: 10/03/03

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    Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 20:31:37 +0300
    To: "Jacques A. Vidrine" <nectar@FreeBSD.org>
    
    
    

    Jacques A. Vidrine wrote:

    >On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 07:57:51PM +0300, Clau wrote:
    >
    >
    >>hello,
    >>
    >>i just downloaded via cvsup the latest kernel for freebsd 5.1.
    >>i had a problem with it, more exactly when i did a "make depend"
    >>it stopped at some place, and gave me this error:
    >>"can't find kernel source tree"
    >>i fixed this by modifying this piece of code from /usr/src/sys/conf/kmod.mk
    >>(it starts with line 167 in the file)
    >>
    >>.for _dir in ${.CURDIR}/../.. ${.CURDIR}/../../.. /sys /usr/src/sys
    >>.if !defined(SYSDIR) && exists(${_dir}/kern/)
    >>SYSDIR= ${_dir}
    >>.endif
    >>.endfor
    >>.if !defined(SYSDIR) || !exists(${SYSDIR}/kern/)
    >>.error "can't find kernel source tree"
    >>.endif
    >>
    >>i removed the last "/" from "/kern/" and now it seems it can find the
    >>directory.
    >>i don't know if this is a general problem, or it is just in the case of
    >>my system.
    >>
    >>
    >
    >How are you building the kernel? Are you using `make buildworld' first
    >and then `make buildkernel' (or `make kernel')?
    >
    >Cheers,
    >
    >

    cd /sys/i386/conf
    /usr/sbin/config MYCONFIG
    cd ../compile/MYCONFIG
    make depend
    make
    make install

    this is the entire process i do.

    With respect,
           Claudiu Dragalina-Paraipan.

    clau@reversedhell.net

    
    



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