Re: problem with pre-installed packages when using re-compiled kernel (solved)
Thanks for your suggestion - it was big help!
Changing the config parameters (specifically
CONFIG_PACKET, CONFIG_FILTER) and re-compiling solved
the dhcp issue.
As for alsa, I just re-installed alsa-lib and
--- Jacob S <stormspotter@6Texans.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Apr 2005 11:58:47 -0700 (PDT)
> Deepa D <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > My name is Deepa. I am relatively new to linux,
> > newer to Debian and the newest to this mailing
> Welcome to the wonderful world of Debian!
> > I first installed Woody (2.4.18-bf2.4) and
> > sound (alsa), network connectivity and so forth
> > successfully. I then compiled kernel-source-2.4.18
> > with tweaked kernel configs and added this booting
> > option in LILO. I am able to boot successfully
> > either of these kernels.
> Pretty good start for a newbie.
> > I have noticed 2 problems though.
> > 1. Alsa and kmix complain of a libasound.so.2 file
> > missing (no such file or directory). This file
> > doing a find) is seen to reside deep in the /opt
> > directory and yet, is not being detected. This
> > is seen upon booting with either of the images.
> Did you get the alsa source via the alsa website? It
> sounds like you
> probably did not use Debian packages for it.
> "apt-get install
> libasound2" should install the Debian package that
> libasound.so.2 (it does on my Sarge box and I can't
> check a Woody box
> right now).
> Alternatively, there are ways to get Alsa and Kmix
> to see your
> libasound.so.2 file, but they are not recommended.
> Using the Debian
> package makes upgrades smoother, easier to install
> other packages that
> use Alsa, etc.
> > 2. DHCP does not work in the newly compiled image.
> > dhclient complains of 'Protocol driver not
> This sounds like you missed an option in your kernel
> Unfortunately, I am not expert enough with kernels
> and dhcp to remember
> which option that would be.
> Did you happen to use the kernel config file from
> the 2.4.18-bf2.4 when
> compiling your new kernel? It's available in the
> /boot directory as
> config-2.4.18-bf2.4. This will help make sure that
> you have everything
> from the 2.4.18-bf2.4 kernel as a starting point for
> deciding which
> options to enable/disable in your new kernel.
> > This has made me wonder if there is some work
> > in re-installing certain components. If so, what
> > of components and how can I have them work no
> > which debian image I'm running?
> There are Debian recommended ways to do things, but
> once you learn them,
> I consider them to be *easier* than the 'manual'
> way. I've described a
> little bit of that, as it affects your current
> situation, above.
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to
> with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact
Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Small Business - Try our new resources site!