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Re: dpkg error modutils

On Saturday 02 February 2002 13:44, Florian wrote:
> Howdy im having a little error on dselect running update.
> When configuring modutils i get the message:
> running dpkg --pending --configure ...
> Setting up modutils (2.4.13-1) ...
> depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in
> /lib/modules/2.4.17-k7/kernel/drivers/usb/pwcx-i386.o
> dpkg: error processing modutils (--configure):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  modutils
> Now i know the problem its this pwcx-i386 module wich is a thirdparty
> module not included in the kernel, originally made for kernel 2.4.6 but i
> used it with sucess for a long time in the 2.4.13-2.4.17 kernels (i have to
> plug the module with insmod -f pwcx-i386) and depmod always gave me
> unresolved symbols but that is allright it worked anyway.
> Now my question is: i updated modutils a few times lately but this is the
> first time that it will leave the package unconfigured cause of that error
> does that mean that its kaputt now? or should i just ignore it ?
> Thanx for suggestions
> Florian

Sorry i should have mentioned im using sid and kernel 2.4.17.
The module is for a Logitech Quickcam 3000 meant to decompress the incomming 
signals. I would just force the configuration if possible if its the only 
error what i assume. So how can i accomplish that?

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