[Buildroot] Cross compiling kernel module for the target

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Thu Dec 20 08:04:11 UTC 2018


On Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:39:26 +0100, Łukasz Przeniosło wrote:

> obj-m	:= simp.o
> KERNELDIR ?= /home/lukasz/brl/Machine/beaglebone/build/linux-headers-a75d8e93056181d512f6c818e8627bd4554aaf92

This should point to output/build/linux-<version>/ and not

>   CC [M]  /tmp/test/simp.o
> In file included from <command-line>:0:0:
> ././include/linux/kconfig.h:4:32: fatal error: generated/autoconf.h:
> No such file or directory
>  #include <generated/autoconf.h>

As explained above, this is because you're using the linux-headers
source, which is not "configured" (i.e no kernel configuration has been
applied to it), and building a kernel module requires a configured
source tree.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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