Re: Rex install report
On Thu, 5 Dec 1996, Chow Chi-Ming wrote:
> Dear Deianers,
> Just intalled rex (files downloaded via dpkg-ftp on the 4th and 5th
> Dec from ftp.debian.org). The installation was very smooth and things
> are mostly working. I have the following questions however.
> - When I am offered to install additional drivers (modules), how
> may I find out what options does a module take and its syntaxes?
> This information would make the loading of modules A LOT easier.
> In particular does anyone know how to specify base address and irq of
> the 3c509
> - I get the following at start-up
> Configuring serial ports..../dev/cua0: No such device
> /dev/cua0: No such device
> /dev/cua1: No such device
> /dev/cua2: No such device
> /dev/cua3: No such device
> The same with debian 1.1 on my other machine. Despite the
> warnings the ports seem to work.
You probably have serial support as a module. Unless you uncomment the
"auto" line in /etc/modules, kerneld is not loaded at the time the above
errors occur. Uncomment the auto line and things should initialize ok.
aka Dale Scheetz Phone: 1 (904) 877-0257
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