[Angstrom-distro-users] Panic attack: update lost my modules!
ba1020 at homie.homelinux.net
Fri Jul 6 18:56:20 CEST 2007
David L. Johnson schrieb:
> Juergen.Schinker wrote:
>> David L. Johnson schrieb:
>>> Graeme Gregory wrote:
>>>> You need to flash 2.6.21 kernel as well, ipkg cannot install kernel for you
>>>> its kept outside of the file system (Sharps Choice).
>>>> Just follow original install procedures but dont put hdimage/initrd on the
>>>> CF/SD card.
>>> Graeme: I bow at your feet. Ignore my previous follow-up. What I
>>> obviously had to do was to copy updater-sh and the appropriate zImage to
>>> my CF card, then re-flash as if I was starting from scratch without the
>>> hdimage part. I am now back in business.
>>> But it was not clear from the information I had that this step was
>>> necessary. To Justin: As far as "normal" flashing procedures would go,
>>> I don't think it says what those are beyond the initial flash. Of
>>> course it makes sense now, but it was somewhat opaque.
>>> Should I put what I learned somewhere, like the wiki?
>> and now you need the modules as well
>> i wish i had a warning beforehand
> I don't understand the comment about modules. For me, the modules
> updated fine, to the 2.6.21 branch, and the first boot with the new
> kernel automatically ran, apparently, the necessary configurations,
> since now modules.alias and related files are there, and they weren't
> before, and nothing I did had any effect, since although I did not know
> it, I was updating the 18.104.22.168 modules, although the kernel was not
> finding them, probably because the link in /boot/ to zImage was aimed at
> 2.6.21 (I'm guessing about that).
> What went wrong with your modules, after you re-flashed?
after reflash they could not be loaded hence no function
i had to copy the modules package manually to / and extract
i assume when yo uupdate the kernel without hdimage
you need the modules
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