Re: i82365 and Cirrus Logic CL 6729
On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 19:00:54 -0600, John Heim <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to install debian on a Gateway 2100 laptop. It's a really old
> machine but I'm blind and I can't afford a new one.
> It's currently running suse 7.something with kernel 2.2.18.
> I downloaded the debian installer and wrote it to a CD. I boot from the CD
> and enter a command at the boot prompt to get a serial console. Then I can
> run the installer on another machine that already has a screen reader
> Anyway, it detects the Cirrus Logic CL 6729 chipset and tries to load the
> i82365 module. And then I get an error message saying the module failed to
> load. I opened a shell and tried to insmod the module myself and got an
> error message reproduced below:
> ~ # insmod i82365
> ng /lib/modules/2.4.27-1-386/kernel/drivers/pcmcia/i82365.o
> i82365: No such device
> When I boot suse, it does successfully load the i82365 module.
I don't have experience with your laptop model, meanwhile waiting
someone that has direct knowlege can you try to use the "modprobe"
command instead of "insmod"?
Also you probably need the "pcmcia-cs" support package, according to
the package description.