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Re: BF 2.3.6 install - 2 glitches

Filip Van Raemdonck <mechanix@debian.org> writes:

> First, when I tried running the badblocks scan on the new created partitions,
> I got the following error:
> badblocks: error while loading shared libraries: badblocks: undefined symbol: ext2fs_sync_device
> Not really a problem (it wasn't a brand new drive, there had been windos on
> it, and I checked (including surface scan) the drive before wiping) (question
> is off course if I should trust scandisk ;-)

Oouch.  Which architecture are you on ?  i386?

This looks like a library reduction bug.  Wierd and unusual, sicne I
don't think we're reducing the ext2 libs.

> Second issue, bigger problem: I needed the 3c509 module. Modconf suggested
> setting io and irq parameters, so I did (had them ready anyway). This failed
> with the error: "invalid parameter parm_io".
> I tried a couple of variations (ioaddr, iobase, ...) but nothing worked.
> I went to see in the kernel sources on another machine, and lo and behold
> there was no io parameter for the 3c509 module indeed. (Granted, it was a
> Z.4.5 source, but apparently 2.2 didn't have that parameter as well)
> I suppose this could puzzle some other users as well, could this be fixed to
> only suggesting to set irq and not io? (Probably this is a modconf bug?)

Yes, file a bug on modconf, please.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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