[H-GEN] Compiling errors - 2.2.14

Hilton Travis QuarkComputers at email.com
Mon Apr 17 04:48:55 EDT 2000

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Hi Jason,

> > All seems to behave itself perfectkly until, during the make
> > bzImage stage, I get the following error:
> >
> > as86 -0 -a -o bbootsect.o bbootsect.s
> > make[1]: as86: Command not found
> > make[1]: *** [bbootsect.o] Error 127
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.14/arch/i386/boot'
> > make: *** [bzImage] Error 2
> Methinks it can't find as86 (the x86 assembler).  Usually as86 can be
> found in /usr/bin.  If not, try
>     locate as86


> or
>     find /usr -name as86 -print
> or
>     find / -name as86 -print

Nothing, too.

Strange thing is that I actually do have binutils- installed.  I
just don't have the as86 package anywhere!

> If this doesn't find anything, you don't have it installed and you'll need
> to install it (it should be on the CD, in a package named binutils or
> similar).
> If you have found as86 on the machine, you'll need to find the place in
> the makefile where the failed command appears and replace "as86" with
> "/usr/bin/as86" (or whereever you found that as86 lives on your machine).

I do have a package called "as" located in /usr/bin/as - I'll give this
a go and see what I can kill.  :-)


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