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Re: initrd + aha1542

On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 15:40:29 -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 11:10:46PM +0200, Shaul Karl wrote:
> >     1. initrd + aha1542
> >   I am failing to convert a kernel with aha1542 builtin into an initrd
> > one because of the aha1542 module.
> I had a similar problem a while back.  IIRC, the aha1542 module requires
> the isa-pnp module, and the default mkinitrd scripts ignore it.
> I managed to get it working by doing the following (I think):
> /etc/mkinitrd/modules:
>    isa-pnp
>    aha1542 aha1542=0x130
> /etc/mkinitrd/mkinitrd.conf:
>    MODULES=most
> /etc/mkinitrd/scripts/inst-pnp:
>    #!/bin/sh
>    mkdir $INITRDDIR/$MODULEDIR/kernel/drivers/pnp
>    cp $MODULEDIR/kernel/drivers/pnp/isa-pnp.o \
>            $INITRDDIR/$MODULEDIR/kernel/drivers/pnp/
> It's been a while since I recompiled a kernel for this box.  I also try
> a patch for mkinitrd that added a "dep" option for MODULES.  If the
> above doesn't work, let me know and I'll forward the patch along.

  Thank you.
I modified /etc/mkinitrd/mkinitrd.conf to have MODULES=all in order to
get the isa-pnp module in the image. However the aha1542 module still
doesn't load. As before, insmod it manually gives the maeesage

  Not a directory

Googling groups for "aha1542 cpuid" shows that this module has some
history with regard to the cpuid.

    Shaul Karl, shaulka@bezeqint.n e t

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