Re: PCMCIA trouble in latest potato
"Gary Hennigan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Thanks for the reply Bentley.
> My problem isn't with the ppp stuff, but with the core PCMCIA stuff in
> general. I was using the 2.2.15 kernel though and that may be an
> issue, although not one I can get around since I told the installation
> not to maintain backward compatibility with 2.0.x kernels when I
> initialized the ext2 partitions.
> I don't get any beeps because pcmcia_core.o won't load due to
> unresolved symbols.
> For now I've gotten around the problem by installing
> pcmcia-source-3.1.14-1 from woody and kernel-source-2.2.15 from potato
> and compiling by hand (well, with make-kpkg anyway). There's still one
> unresolved symbol, but it's in epic_cb.o which isn't something I use
> or need, and dselect wants to go nuts and install a newer pcmcia-cs
> for that source. Anyway, this seems to point out to me that it's a
> problem with pcmcia-modules-2.2.15_2.2.15-2 in potato.
> Is anyone successfully using pcmcia-modules-2.2.15_3.1.8-13k1 and
> kernel-image-2.2.15_2.2.15-2? How about pcmcia-source_3.1.8-13 and
> kernel-source-2.2.15_2.2.15-2? I also tried it with
> kernel-source-2.2.14 with the same result.
Sorry to follow up to my own post, but it does indeed appear to be a
problem with pcmcia-source (or pcmcia-modules) and building a kernel
with MODVERSION support. There's a workaround available via the bug
report against pcmcia-source: