Re: Sarge on Presario 2200
I am using Presario V2000, and encounter the same problem.
My solution is when booting, use right CTRL+C to terminate the loading
of i810_audio, you should press the key right before the loading!
Then the system will go on to boot but without module for net card.
After booting, use "modprobe 8139too" (it is the net card driver for
v2000) to enable the module for net card.
Using this method, you can log into the system. Next work should be
recompiling the kernel that is what I am doing now.
On 5/5/05, Alexander A. Vlasov <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hello, debian-laptop users.
> Recently I received Compaq Presario 2200 laptop (2209CL) and tried to
> install Debian Sarge, but I encountered one problem:
> Installation finishes successfully, but after reboot laptop doesn't boot
> properly. Last thing I see is
> hotplug tries to modprobe i810_audio
> i810_audio: has id 0, resetting connection 0, connection 0 with codec 0.
> Codec 0 is softmodem, skipping.
> unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address
> 00000024, printing eip deb2c1d2
> Oops: 0000
> ...registers, stack and call trace here...
> ./pci.agent: line 156: 354 segfault $MODPROBE $MODULE > /dev/null 2>&1
> i810_audio can't be loaded
> missing kernel or user mode driver i810_audio
> looks like booting continues, but after this I receive two lines about
> successfull registering drivers usbdevfs abd hub and computer hangs.
> No disk activity, nothing -- but keyboard is working, symbols I typing
> appearing on the screen. But boot process doesn't continues.
> This problem persists with both 2.6.8 and 2.4.27 kernels.
> Ubuntu livecd boots soccessfuly (and audio works fine, btw).
> Any ideas, any help would be greartly appreciated.
> WBR, Alexander A. Vlasov
> Gala.Net System Administrator
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