Re: powerpc64 install from external firewire cd failed - can't load sbp2
On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 05:36:39PM -0500, Toni L. Harbaugh-Blackford [Contr] wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Sven Luther wrote:
> > 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.
> > Friendly,
> > Sven Luther
> I would love to try a sid daily build, but I don't know where they are.
> The daily build that I tried was what I *thought* was the latest
> netinst, from the debian-installer page:
Ah, they seem to be building etch_d-i since a few days in preparation for the
beta2. Try :
doesn't need a cd image. (not sure about the path, there maye bits missing).
> Do you have an ETA on etch beta2?
Saturday, err, that is tomorrow, if all goes well.