Re: modutils won't install on testing
On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 09:37:13AM -0600, email@example.com wrote:
| On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 09:22:54AM -0500, DvB wrote:
| > My last apt-get upgrade tried to upgrade modutils and then bombed with
| > the following message:
| > Setting up modutils (2.4.10-3) ...
| > depmod: Unexpected value (20) in '/lib/modules/2.4.9-686/kernel/drivers/ieee1394/sbp2.o' for ieee1394_device_size
| > It is likely that the kernel structure has changed, if so then
| > you probably need a new version of modutils to handle this kernel.
| > Check linux/Documentation/Changes.
| > dpkg: error processing modutils (--configure):
| > subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 255
| > Setting up bsdgames (2.12-9) ...
| > Errors were encountered while processing:
| > modutils
| > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
| > ... or maybe I need a new version of kernel to handle this modutils? :-)
| > Does this mean it's expecting me to have upgraded my kernel to 2.4.10?
| I don't think this can be the case, because I've had the same problem running
| the 2.4.10 kernel. I just deleted the file it mentioned and it works all right
| for now, but I'm thinking that's not a good permanent solution : ).
If you don't use firewire, and aren't going to, then you have no need
for the module anyways.
I didn't have any problems upgrading just now. I have a custom 2.4.8
kernel though (2.4.10 wouldn't compile, haven't tried any newer ones