I’ve also had the exact same thing, but I don’t need nmap so I unselected it. I was using today’s (23/8/06) buildroot.
I have also noticed quite a lot of other things are broken in the buildroot tree which I have had to go in and fix. I can give a list of problems & fixes if this would be helpful to anyone?
You shouldn't be building pcmcia with the 2.6.17 kernel. You should be using pcmcia-utils instead. The correct "fix" here is to have a dependency between pcmcia-utils/pcmcia and the kernel version in both config and makefiles I think.
The most important one springing to mind is the $(PCMCIA_DIR)/.modules.dep target in the pcmcia.mk package makefile: busybox’s depmod.pl takes EITHER the kernel image OR the symbol map, the pcmcia.mk specifies both on the command line and causes the script to abort. Very simple fix, just remove either the
“-k $(LINUX_DIR)/vmlinux \” line or the “-F $(LINUX_DIR)/System.map” line.
It's already there, and turned on by default. You have to manually override the default, and fix a broken package in order to get that warning message ;)
On the subject of pcmcia stuff, is there any plans to create a package for the new pcmcia utils? I keep getting warnings from the kernel that support for the old userspace tools will be removed very soon.