Bug#259350: kernel-image-2.6.7-powerpc: internal eth0 not detected (bmac module)
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 12:29:34PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 12:21:49PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 11:20:17AM +0200, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> > > Bernhard Reiter writes:
> > >
> > > > As a user that upgrades I run into that problem.
> > > > Debian has a reputation of making upgrades smooth.
> > >
> > > You are not upgrading, you are installing a new package.
> > No, he is upgrading from a 2.4 to a 2.6 kernel.
> I agree with Sven that, trying to get a new kernel is
> something I would call upgrading.
> My goals is to get an uptodate version of the kernel running.
> I have heard that support for 2.4.x kernels for ppc in Debian
> is phasing out, so I needed to upgrade.
> > That said, the real problem is probably a bug in either discover or
> > hotplug or whatever is used to load modules.
> > Bernhard, what module discovering package have you installed ?
> ii discover 1.5-2 hardware identification system
> ii discover-data 2.2004.05.03-4 Data lists for Discover hardware detection s
> un discover1-data <none> (no description available)
> ii hotplug 0.0.20040329-8 Linux Hotplug Scripts
> Both have new versions available as I see now.
> I would have expected the kernel to have dependencies if they are needed.
Ok, discover at least should be able to load the bmac driver, since it
does not, then this is clearly a discover or hotplug bug.
Jens, i would recomend you forward this to the discover package.