Re: problems building bzImage with 2.5.*

From: Adrian Bunk (
Date: Sat Sep 21 2002 - 14:07:24 EST

On Sat, 21 Sep 2002, Jurriaan wrote:

> > I'm quite new to the list and I'm not sure if this has been posted
> > already but I thought I would give it a shot. I've been trying to
> > build the 2.5.* kernels (2.5.37 at the moment but this has happened
> > with previous version as well) and when doing a make bzImage i keep
> > getting the following error during the final linkage:
> >
> > drivers/built-in.o(.data+0xac34): undefined reference to `local
> > symbols in discarded section .text.exit'
> > make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
> >
> I think this means you need to update your binutils.

You are wrong. One workaround would be to _downgrade_ binutils.

> Kind regards,
> Jurriaan



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