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Date:      Sun, 22 Mar 2009 18:30:38 +0200
From:      Manolis Kiagias <>
To:        "Remorque" <>
Cc:, Kent Stewart <>
Subject:   Re: Kernel compile fails
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"Remorque" wrote:
>     >
>     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.

If you used the standard-supfile to csup src, you are still on
7.1-RELEASE+patches and this should not happen.
If you used the stable-supfile for src, then the above still stands.

Anyway, if it stops at different places every time, it may indicate a
hardware failure of some sort (e.g. RAM).

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