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Re: Is it possible?

Jan-Hendrik Palic <palic@billgotchy.de> writes:

> I have a question and an error of installing debian-sparc on Sun-IPC.
> To install I used the official debian-sparc-cd's and the installation went
> fine (for me, because I did not have any experience on sparc anymore up to
> thursday this week.... :) ).
> But when I come the point to configure my modules, I can't do that. Laoding
> any module of the menus gives me an unresolved symbol and permission denied
> and the mesage, that these are modules from kernel 2.2.19.

I find that hard to believe.  That would be a serious bug.

Unresolved kernel modules would be a bug in the
kernel-image-2.2.19-sun4dm (or whatever) package.

However, we're really only working on testing (woody) now.  

> I wondered and reboot the machine to beginn to install once more and I saw
> on the greetingsscreen of the installer, I was told, that kernel 2.2.15 is
> booted.

That's bizarre.

> My question is, is it true, is the bootkernel from the disk 2.2.15 and the
> modules from 2.2.19 or is it an mistake of the greetingstext?
> The next one is, that I have unresolved symbols when I have a clearly
> installed debian-sparc and tried depmod -a at five modules. :(
> I do have only the sparc but no cd-rom, it's was borrowed from a friend, so
> can't do fuerther test, I think, or they will take a while.

there are other ways to install -- floppy, tftp, etc.

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

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