Kernel Compilation - ERROR : "pm_idle" [arch/x86/kernel/apm.ko] undefined!

Error: Kernel Compilation - ERROR : "pm_idle" [arch/x86/kernel/apm.ko] undefined!

You try to compile a Linux kernel and get the following errors:

ERROR: "pm_idle" [arch/x86/kernel/apm.ko] undefined!
ERROR: "default_idle" [arch/x86/kernel/apm.ko] undefined!
WARNING: modpost: Found 7 section mismatch(es).
To see full details build your kernel with:
'make CONFIG_DEBUG_SECTION_MISMATCH=y'
make[2]: *** [__modpost] Error 1
make[1]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/huawei/linux-2.6'
make: *** [debian/stamp/build/kernel] Error 2

 

Solution

During

make menuconfig

switch off the APM module.

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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