Kernelnewbies Digest, Vol 26, Issue 1

Dave Hylands dhylands at
Thu Jan 3 03:37:23 EST 2013

Hi Ganesh,

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 11:55 PM, Ganesh B <ganeshsurfs at> wrote:

> I am trying to build the Kernel 3.7 and there are some files which have to
> be overwritten when uncompressing. One of the same files, ipt_ECN.c, gives
> an error stopping the build process. Any suggestions?
> net/ipv4/netfilter/ipt_ECN.c:20:42: fatal error:
> linux/netfilter_ipv4/ipt_ECN.h: No such file or directory
> compilation terminated.

There is an ipt_ecn.c file and an ipt_ECN.c file (which differ only by
case), so it sounds like there was a case-insensitive file system involved
somewhere in what you're doing.

Normal linux filesystems (like ext2/3/4) are case-sensitive, so these are 2
different files.

Dave Hylands
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