[Buildroot] Getting problem when make

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue May 19 08:39:50 UTC 2009

>>>>> "bsudheer143" == bsudheer143  <bsudheer143 at indiatimes.com> writes:


 bsudheer143> Dear Mr, Peter Korsgaard
 bsudheer143> I want to port embedded linux in ARM board.

Please direct buildroot mails to the buildroot mailing list and not
directly to me.

 bsudheer143> I have started with buildroot download.
 bsudheer143> steps finished:
 bsudheer143> 1.downloaded buildroot-snapshot.tar.bz2 and untar done.
 bsudheer143> 2. cd /buildroot folder
 bsudheer143> then
 bsudheer143> 3.make menuconfig command
 bsudheer143> 4. Then make command , It takes more time and finally it gives the error like this
 bsudheer143> *** Unpacking kernel source
 bsudheer143> bzcat /root/sudheer/buildroot/dl/linux- | tar -C /root/sudheer/buildroot/project_build_arm/uclibc   -xf -
 bsudheer143> touch /root/sudheer/buildroot/project_build_arm/uclibc/linux-
 bsudheer143> toolchain/patch-kernel.sh /root/sudheer/buildroot/project_build_arm/uclibc/linux- toolchain/kernel-headers \
 bsudheer143> 		linux-\*.patch{,.gz,.bz2}
 bsudheer143> touch /root/sudheer/buildroot/project_build_arm/uclibc/linux-
 bsudheer143> cp -dpf  /root/sudheer/buildroot/project_build_arm/uclibc/linux-
 bsudheer143> cp: missing destination file operand after `/root/sudheer/buildroot/project_build_arm/uclibc/linux-'
 bsudheer143> Try `cp --help' for more information.
 bsudheer143> make: *** [/root/sudheer/buildroot/project_build_arm/uclibc/linux-] Error 1

 bsudheer143> please help me to solve this problem.

It seems like you haven't defined a kernel configuration file
(BR2_PACKAGE_LINUX_KCONFIG). See make menuconfig->Kernel->.config file

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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