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Date:      Wed, 3 Jan 1996 07:53:16 -0600 (CST)
From:      ptroot@uswest.com
To:        JSINNOTT@pomona.edu (JOHN)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Help! My beautiful kernel won't compile! :(
Message-ID:  <9601031353.AA01302@kermit.acs.uswest.com>
In-Reply-To: <01HZJ8GHWAEA8WWNVJ@POMONA.EDU> from "JOHN" at Jan 2, 96 12:07:16 pm

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In a previous message, JOHN said:
> 
> First off, I would like to thank everyone involved with the FreeBSD project.
> This system is GREAT - I love it, and in my opinion (I'm a newbie so nobody flame
> me please) it feels more professional than Linux. 
> 
> Now with my question. :)
> 
> I am trying to compile a kernal with support for such things as a PS/2 mouse,
> SB16, my Adaptec card etc.
> 
> So, I followed the instructions down to the letter from the FreeBSD handbook.
> I typed "make depend" - great.
> I typed "make" and everything was going well until it stopped with these error
> messages:
> 
> loading kernel
> 
> kern_sysctl.o: Undefined symbol '_hw_float' referenced from text segment
> soundcard.o: Undefined symbol '_MIDIbuf_select' referenced from text segment
> soundcard.o: Undefined symbol '_MIDIbuf_init' referenced from text segment
> sound_switch.o: Undefined symbol '_MIDIbuf_read' referenced from text segment
> sound_switch.o: Undefined symbol '_MIDIbuf_write' referenced from text segment
> sound_switch.o: Undefined symbol '_MIDIbuf_open' referenced from text segment
> sound_switch.o: Undefined symbol '_MIDIbuf_release' referenced from text segment
> sound_switch.o: Undefined symbol '_MIDIbuf_ioctl' referenced from text segment
> *** Error code 1
> 
> Stop.
> 
> 
> Now, I put these three lines in my kernel config file as suggested by the
> Handbook for my soundblaster 16:
> 
> controller snd0
> device sbxvi0 at isa? drq5
> device sbmidi0 at isa? port 0x330

There are 3 devices that you need to add for the SoundBlaster to
compile in. Check the handbook again. There are also options to set
if you (like me) moved the IRQ or DRQ.



> And I have NO idea what the '_hw_float' might be referring to.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Happy New Year!
> 
> John

Paul.

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