Although it is rare that the kernel will not compile, there is always a chance that something has slipped though the regression testing. Let’s take a look at an example of a problem that might crop up during the compile.
It is possible that the kernel compile crashes and does not complete successfully, especially if you attempt to use experimental patches, add untested features, or build newer and perhaps unstable modules on an older system.
At this juncture, you have two options:
Fix the errors and recompile.
Remove the offending ...