Broadcom-module

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Tue Mar 18 05:54:00 CST 2003


sounds likes it, or you didn't do make modules && make modules_install

On Tue, 18 Mar 2003, Gorik Vanderreken wrote:

> insmod bcm5700 results in "module cannot be found"...
> insmod bcm5700.o results in "bcm5700.o: init_module: No such device"
>
> Did I forget to compile something in the Kernel ?
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Gorik Vanderreken
>
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Richard Idalski
>   To: Gorik Vanderreken ; linux-poweredge at dell.com
>   Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 6:55 PM
>   Subject: RE: Broadcom-module
>
>
>   Shouldnt the command just be "insmod bcm5700" not "insmod bcm5700.o"
>
>   I'm not familiar with Debian and have only done this in Red Hat Linux, but "insmod bcn5700" always worked for me.
>
>
>   --Richard Idalski
>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com]On Behalf Of Gorik Vanderreken
>     Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 12:06 PM
>     To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
>     Subject: Broadcom-module
>
>
>     Hi,
>
>     Distrib: Debian
>     Kernel: 2.4.20
>     Server: DELL Poweredge 2650 with Broadcom Gigabit Adapter
>
>     I just compiled a new 2.4.20-kernel successfully (thanks to Matt Domsch). I compiled the BCM5700-driver from "bcm5700-source_2.0.32-1_all" to bcm5700.o (success).
>
>     When I try to "insmod bcm5700.o", the server responds:
>     "bcm5700.o: init_module: No such device"
>
>     Where did I go wrong ?
>
>     Regards,
>
>     Gorik
>
>       ----- Original Message -----
>       From: Gorik Vanderreken
>       To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
>       Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 4:24 PM
>       Subject: Kernel Compilation
>
>
>       Hi,
>
>       I'm trying to recompile my Debian-Kernel to 2.4.20, but I receive this error:
>
>       VFS: Cannot open root device "803" or 08:03
>       Please append a correct "root=" boot option
>       Kernel panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs on 08:03
>
>       I presume the problem is with AACRAID... can someone give me a clue how I can get this into my Kernel ?  Is it in "make menuconfig" ?  Which option is it ?
>
>       Kind regards,
>
>       Gorik Vanderreken




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