Support for “Filesystem in Userspace support” in the Linux kernel is needed.
|Linux Kernel Configuration: File systems|
... <M> Filesystem in Userspace support ...
If you do not have FUSE support in your kernel remove “--disable-kernel-module” from the configure command and if configure finds the right kernel source it tries to build the FUSE kernel module
INIT_D_PATH=/etc/rc.d/init.d ./configure --prefix=/usr && make