RE: Upgrading slink kernel -> 2.2.12 -no pcmcia -Reply
I'm running Potato on my Dell Inspiron 7000, from scratch (i.e., I
didn't slink & upgrade); it works a treat.
CHRIS HOOVER writes:
| Ok, I just did this, and the pcmcia would not compile since I was compiling
| with 2.2.12. So I guess I need to get the package from potatoe. However, I
| was thinking of upgrading to potatoe, since that should provide the package
| and keep all of the dependencies clean and correct. Anyway, does anyone
| know if there is a reason I should not go ahead and do this?
| >>> "Sean 'Shaleh' Perry" <email@example.com> 09/21/99 01:59pm >>>
| On 21-Sep-99 CHRIS HOOVER wrote:
| > I just upgraded my kernel on my laptop from the default 2.0.36 to 2.2.12.
| > On the reboot I noticed it stating the pcmcia card services did not start
| > since there are no pcmcia modules for 2.2.12. How do I fix this? I did
| > see any pcmcia options in the kernel, so I'm assuming there must be
| > program I need to recompile?
| you need pcmcia-source. Install the package, cd /usr/src and untar the
| pcmcia.tar.gz you find.
| cd /usr/src/linux (or your kernel dir)
| make-kpkg modules_image (make-kpkg is in kernel-package)
| cd ..
| cd modules/pcmcia-<version>
| debian/rules binary
| cd ..
| dpkg --install pcmcia-cs-<version>.deb ../pcmcia-modules-<version>.deb
| Have fun, enjoy (-:
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