configure failed with "system unknown" error

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configure failed with "system unknown" error

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I tried to install Neuron, compiling the standard distribution under Unix/Linux but had no success; configure failed. According to the configure.log, system was unknown. The processor I have is an Intel core i7.

I 'd be grateful for any suggestions.

Thanks and regards,
Eleftheria
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Re: configure failed with "system unknown" error

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Which version of what distribution of UNIX or Linux? Were you previously able to compile NEURON on this particular machine?
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Re: configure failed with "system unknown" error

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The operating system was Ubuntu 9.10 in Sun Virtual Box virtualizer (guest Ubuntu, host Windows 7). That was the first installation attempt on this machine.
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Re: configure failed with "system unknown" error

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In the iv-17 or nrn-7.1 directory what is the result of
./config.guess

If something comes back unknown, do you know what the correct string would be?
If so you can manually specify it as in --build=x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu

You might try starting with
http://www.neuron.yale.edu/ftp/neuron/v ... 425.tar.gz
since that may have a more up-to-date config.guess
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Re: configure failed with "system unknown" error

Post by tcp »

Hi Ted,
Just to update this post, I finally installed NEuron x86_64 in Ubuntu 9.10, no virtual machine at the same processor (i7).
Thanks,
Eleftheria
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