[FreeVMS] Re: RE : Re: Release 0.0.48

Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: RE : Re: Release 0.0.48
From: Roar Thronæs (roart@nvg.ntnu.no)
Date: Fri Aug 08 2003 - 09:22:15 CEST

On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 06:47:25PM -0400, zakaria wrote:
> Hello,
> I am quiet sure that I'm doing things the wrong way. :-)
> First, it seems to me that for the last releases, the kernel sources are
> no longer needed. Everything is now in the tar file. Is that correct ?

> I've read the HOWTO in the freevms/linux directory. The steps are:
> execute ./prescript in freevms/linux, then go to freevms and do make and
> make install. After that, copy some files... but which ones? Is it the
> full directory rooti386 or vms$common? And to where? Can you please
> provide the exact cp command? It will be easier.

The resulting VFS root should have /vms$common.
(Added that line to HOWTO)

The copying commands may vary depending on whether the target is local
or remote, and then whether you have rcp, scp etc.

> But the trouble that I got is to make the kernel. "make dep" gives the
> error "...no rules..." in drivers/acpi. I checked and there is no

I know, and I wrote it in the HOWTO.

> Makefile there. So I checked the others directories, some doesn't have a
> Makefile, and some just are not here even if they are specified in the
> Makefile of the parent directory. So I started to clean all the stuff,
> one at a time. Finaly I succeded in the "make dep". But when the "make
> bzImage" gave me the error "video.o not found", I gave up... I've tried
> with i386, um, with and without CONFIG_VMS.

You probably removed drivers/video.

Just do make bzImage or make linux ARCH=um again after dep fails.
(I just skip dep and do an ordinary make twice)

Roar Thronæs

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