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Re: powerpc64 install from external firewire cd failed - can't load sbp2

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 10:15:30AM -0500, Toni L. Harbaugh-Blackford [Contr] wrote:
> Hi-
> I attempted to install the powerpc64 netinst version of debian testing
> from 3/1/06 on a headless Xserve G5 cluster node via external firewire cd.
> The installation went fine up to the point of detecting the cd drive, at
> which point no driver could be found.  I went into a shell and tried to
> load the sbp2 module by hand but got the following error:
>   ~ # modprobe sbp2
>   Using /lib/modules/2.6.12-1-powerpc64/kernel/drivers/ieee1394/ieee1394.ko
>   Using /lib/modules/2.6.12-1-powerpc64/kernel/drivers/ieee1394/sbp2.ko
>   insmod: cannot insert `/lib/modules/2.6.12-1-powerpc64/kernel/drivers/ieee1394/sbp2.ko':
>     Unknown symbol in module (-1): No such file or directory
>   modprobe: failed to load module sbp2
> Does anyone know a way to get around this problem?

Can you try the sid installer (either upcoming etch beta2, or the sid daily
builds ?), and see if this problem persists. It seems the 2.6.12 powerpc64
kernel cannot load the sbp2 module, i saw this already, not sure if the
problem persits though.


Sven Luther

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