Making kernel problem

Greg KH greg at
Tue Jan 7 02:11:18 EST 2020

On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 08:31:36AM +0800, c4droid wrote:
> Even I extract source from docker container, the Documentation directory
> just exist kbuild, not Kbuild.
> And, in the extracted source tree, the top-level Kbuild file named
> Kbuild not kbuild, only Documentation/kbuild is named
> Documentation/kbuild. When I run make mrproper, make only report
> _clean_Documentation target error, my linux kernel source code archive
> is download from mirror.

Please use a Linux system to build the Linux kernel on for your first
attempt.  Trying to get it to build on a non-Linux system is not always
a trivial exercise as you are finding out.

And again, the problem is in your filesystem type you are building on,
it is case-insensitive.  Fixing that is the problem here, it is not a
Linux kernel specific thing.

good luck!

greg k-h

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