Re: dpkg error modutils solved
On Saturday 02 February 2002 13:57, Florian wrote:
> 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 module not included in the kernel, originally made for kernel 2.4.6 but i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?
Ok ofcourse no big deal backup the module, run dpkg --pending --configure,
restore the module and hop :)
Nice talking to yourself and solving things =)