[OpenAFS] Building a kernel module under RH7.1/Linux Kernel - Can not find makefile.extradefs

Steven N. Hirsch shirsch@adelphia.net
Sun, 17 Jun 2001 09:10:44 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Thomas Cherryhomes wrote:

> I'm having a problem compiling the kernel module that was installed by
> openafs-kernel-source-1.0.4.i386.rpm.
> I am running a win4lin patched kernel (the stock binary module shipped
> with openfs-kernel-1.0.4.i386.rpm works great in the standard
> kernel..however...I need the win4lin patched kernel to work!
> I go to compile it (I went ahead and made a symlink from linux-2.4.2 to
> linux-2.4.2-2win4lin as shown by uname -r).. .and I get the following
> message:
> [root@thomas openafs-kernel-1.0.4]# make build-it
> cd src; make all LINUX_SRCDIR=/usr/src/linux-`uname -r`
> LINUX_VERS=`uname -r`
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/openafs-kernel-1.0.4/src'
> Makefile:52: Makefile.extradefs: No such file or directory
> Makefile:167: warning: overriding commands for target `xdr_int64.o'
> Makefile.common:234: warning: ignoring old commands for target `xdr_int64.o'
> make[1]: *** No rule to make target `Makefile.extradefs'.  Stop.
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/openafs-kernel-1.0.4/src'
> make: *** [src/COMMON/libafs.o] Error 2

The first release of the kernel module source RPM had a problem.  If
memory serves, it was quickly replaced with a corrected version.  Try
grabbing it again - perhaps from another site.