[uClibc] Linux 2.2 kernel doesn't work

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Thu Aug 5 12:32:22 UTC 2004

On Wed, 4 Aug 2004 3aoo-cvfd at dea.spamcon.org wrote:

> I would be grateful if any of you guys could shed some light on this.
> I am currently running a very slim Linux on 486s using a minimalistic
> 2.2 kernel and libc5.  I am keen to upgrade the libraries to uClibc,
> but for various reasons I do not want to change the kernel.
> What is it about the prebuilt development system that makes some
> binaries (ls, mv, ln, stat, strip, etc.) malfunction on a 2.2 kernel?
> Cheers,
> Steven
 Probably because the binaries are compiled against 2.4 kernel headers
(whether directly or indirectly) and use functionality that isn't
available in 2.2 kernels.

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