Re: Linux 2.6.20-rc2: forgot how to make a zImage on powerpc?

From: Guennadi Liakhovetski
Date: Mon Dec 25 2006 - 15:58:03 EST

On Mon, 25 Dec 2006, Mark Glines wrote:

> Mark Glines wrote:
> > Hmm. I'm trying to build 2.6.20-rc2 on a little powerpc box with
> > arch/powerpc/configs/linkstation_defconfig, and I get:
> ...
> > MODPOST vmlinux
> > ln: accessing `arch/powerpc/boot/zImage': No such file or directory
> > make[1]: *** [arch/powerpc/boot/zImage] Error 1
> > make: *** [zImage] Error 2
> >
> > So, uh, are we forgetting to go into the right subdirectory to make the
> > actual zImage, or what? If I'm just doing something wrong, I'd love to know
> > what it is.
> >
> > I'll follow up here on lkml if I diagnose this further. Thanks,
> Followup: Yeah, it looks like it just doesn't know which format of zImage to
> produce for linkstation.
> I'm not sure what image should be used by default. I guess it depends on the
> bootloader. Maybe default to uImage, as uBoot seems to be fairly common on
> these devices?

Yes, uImage is the format used on linkstation. Is there a way to cleanly
specify this in the kernel sources apart from a comment in Kconfig?

Guennadi Liakhovetski
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