Unable to compile the Koolu Android Sources

Jim Ancona jim at anconafamily.com
Mon Dec 8 17:18:40 CET 2008

Hi Ram,

PL Ramanathan wrote:
> Hi All, 
> I followed the steps for getting the Android kernel, 
> (installed git, repo) but I am facing the following issue: 
>  $repo init -u git://git.koolu.org/freerunner/platform/manifest.git 
> Getting repo ... 
>    from git://android.kernel.org/tools/repo.git 
> fatal: Unable to look up android.kernel.org (port 9418) (Name or 
> service not known) 
> Dont know how to fix the error. Can anybody please help? 
> Sorry if it sounds silly. I dont get a help for this anywhere. 
> May be i m missing something preliminary. 

I'm sure I've seen this error message before, but I can't remember what 
I did to resolve it. A quick Google reveals that this can be caused by 
http proxy problems. See this thread:


You might also want to try downloading the latest version of repo, as 
described here:


I vaguely remember that that may have fixed it for me.


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