[pve-devel] Please help: beginner trying to compile Proxmox kernel 4.15

The Anh Tran trtheanh at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 11:08:03 CEST 2018


Dear Teams,

I've followed Fabian's instruction, and build process is success.

It turns out that: submodules/ubuntu-bionic downloading by build script, 
is different than git clone 
git://git.proxmox.com/git/mirror_ubuntu-bionic-kernel.git

Minor suggestion: please update this tutorial
https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/tutorial-compile-proxmox-ve-5-with-patched-intel-iommu-driver-to-remove-rmrr-check.36374/

I'm testing my modification on this source.

Thank you for your support.
Best regards.

On 9/12/2018 7:00 PM, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> On 9/12/18 11:28 AM, Fabian Gr├╝nbichler wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 04:54:46PM +0700, The Anh Tran wrote:
>>> /On branch master//
>>> //Your branch is up-to-date with 'origin/master'.//
>>> //nothing to commit (use -u to show untracked files)//
>>> /
>>>
>>> /compile-pve:/source# git clone -b pve-kernel-4.15
>>> git://git.proxmox.com/git/pve-kernel.git//
>>> /
>>>
>>> /compile-pve:/source# cd pve-kernel/
>>>
>>> /compile-pve:/source/pve-kernel#
>>> /
>>>
>>> /cd ../pve-kernel/git status -uno//
>>> //On branch pve-kernel-4.15//
>>> //Your branch is up-to-date with 'origin/pve-kernel-4.15'.//
>>> //nothing to commit (use -u to show untracked files)//
>>> /
>> which is not what you are supposed to do. just clone pve-kernel:
>>
>> $ git clone -b pve-kernel-4.15 git://git.proxmox.com/git/pve-kernel.git
>>
>> and run make
>>
>> $ cd pve-kernel; make
>>
>> that will pull in all the needed submodules automatically, no need for
>> manually cloning and copying stuff around. note that if I haven't
>> misread your "log", you didn't install libpve-common-perl, which means
>> the build will fail at a later stage anyway because of this missing
>> depednency.
>>
>>> Make still error at "wrong directory" message
>>>
>>> File *builld/ubuntu-bionic/include/config/kernel.release* has this content:
>>>
>>> 4.15.18-4-pve+
>>>
>>> Most of .o and .ko files also have "-pve+" in their version string.
>>>
>>> I'm looking for which script generate that "-pve+" suffix.
>> nothing in our scripts adds a + there. please check the following gist:
>>
>
> The plus comes from the fact that your kernel directory is not clean!
>
> This (upstream) kernel helper scripts adds it:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/scripts/setlocalversion#n165
>
> The solution is not to tinker around with the script but:
> 1) build as Fabian directed you, i.e., a single clone plus make - no tinkering
> 2) if you add changes on top, do so in a clean way.
>
> I can just setup a clean Debian install the build dependencies and build just
> fine.
>
>
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