I've downloaded OProfile 0.5.4 on my RedHat 7.2 system running on
Pentium III Coppermine (Kernel 2.4.7-10) and configured the sources as
But as I tried to make, it failed with following messages :
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.7-10'
The present kernel configuration has modules disabled.
Type 'make config' and enable loadable module support.
Then build a kernel with module support enabled.
make: *** [modules] Error 1
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.7-10'
AFAIK, my kernel supports loadable modules. (How do I verify?)
From the System Requirements, as given in the documentation, it seems
that I should not use boot time kernel option `nosmp' for my kernel. I'm
sure that I'm not passing this option with grub's `kernel' command. Is
Do I need to be root to complete the build/installation or to use
OProfile? I'm only interested in profiling my application and shared