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Date:      Sun, 22 Mar 2009 19:17:54 +0300
From:      "\"Remorque\"" <odhiambo@gmail.com>
To:        Manolis Kiagias <sonic2000gr@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Kent Stewart <kstewart@owt.com>
Subject:   Re: Kernel compile fails
Message-ID:  <991123400903220917n3303e10bpe1233dc97e75c168@mail.gmail.com>
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On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 7:04 PM, Manolis Kiagias <sonic2000gr@gmail.com>wrote:

> "Remorque" wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 6:23 PM, Kent Stewart <kstewart@owt.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> On Sunday 22 March 2009 07:53:00 am "Remorque" wrote:
> >>
> >>> I have installed 7.1-RELEASE on a hardware with AMD processor. I have
> >>> successfully buildworld, and now doing the "make kernel" thing.The
> kernel
> >>> config file is pretty GENERIC, I only removed the option to build a
> DEBUG
> >>> kernel.I have csup-ped today.
> >>> However, my compilation fails, viz:
> >>> <cut>
> >>> cc -c -O2 -frename-registers -pipe -fno-strict-aliasing  -std=c99
>  -Wall
> >>> -Wredundant-decls -Wnested-externs -Wstrict-prototypes
> >>> -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Winline -Wcast-qual  -Wundef
> >>> -Wno-pointer-sign
> >>> -fformat-extensions -nostdinc  -I. -I/usr/src/sys
> >>> -I/usr/src/sys/contrib/altq -D_KERNEL -DHAVE_KERNEL_OPTION_HEADERS
> >>>
> >> -include
> >>
> >>> opt_global.h -fno-common -finline-limit=8000 --param
> >>>
> >> inline-unit-growth=100
> >>
> >>> --param large-function-growth=1000  -mcmodel=kernel -mno-red-zone
> >>>  -mfpmath=387 -mno-sse -mno-sse2 -mno-mmx -mno-3dnow  -msoft-float
> >>> -fno-asynchronous-unwind-tables -ffreestanding -Werror
> >>>  /usr/src/sys/dev/ath/if_ath.c -I/usr/src/sys/dev/ath
> >>> *** Error code 1
> >>>
> >>> Stop in /usr/obj/usr/src/sys/FS.
> >>> *** Error code 1
> >>>
> >>> Stop in /usr/src.
> >>> *** Error code 1
> >>>
> >>> Stop in /usr/src.
> >>>
> >>> </cut>
> >>>
> >>> I can go ahead and comment out all ath_* from the configuration, since
> I
> >>> wouldn't really need them at this juncture, but I believe it should not
> >>>
> >> be
> >>
> >>> failing anyway. Do I just wait to csup again tomorrow and hope this
> gets
> >>> fixed? :)
> >>>
> >> You have optimization options on the compile line that I don't have on
> my
> >> system. From this, I would guess that you have a cflags statment
> >> in /etc/make.conf and it is bitting you.
> >>
> >> Kent
> >>
> >
> >
> > Hi Kent,
> >
> > Thank you for replying.
> >
> > The fact is that:
> >
> > 1. I have never used any optimizations ever since I started using FreeBSD
> > 2. This is a new box, and there is no /etc/make.conf as yet
> >
> > The only things I have done on this box (a Dell SC1435) is to install,
> csup
> > (src, ports) and buildworld.
> > I was just gonna do the kernel, then start doing the other stuff after
> the
> > system updates.
> >
> > Your guess is wrong:-)
> >
> >
>
> If you csup'd source as you say above, you are now on 7-STABLE.
> There have been some changes in the atheros driver, and I noticed your
> build stopped there.
>
> Look at the new GENERIC conf file:
>
> device          ath             # Atheros pci/cardbus NIC's
> device          ath_hal         # Atheros HAL (Hardware Access Layer)
> options         AH_SUPPORT_AR5416       # enable AR5416 tx/rx descriptors
> device          ath_rate_sample # SampleRate tx rate control for ath
>
> If your custom configuration file comes from editing a 7.0-RELEASE e.g.
> GENERIC, it will fail. Use the newer GENERIC as a starting point, or
> simply replace the atheros entries with the ones above.


I used the 7.1 DVD to install, not 7.0.
>From my observation (having gone thro 5 `make kernel` attempts now) is that
the failure is quite random.
I am not sure what is happening actually.

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