On Fri, Jun 28, peter brechbuehl wrote:
I am trying to install FireWire on my PPC Cube. I found on SuSe-Site an
.rpm-Packet to install. There are a view problems with it.
Hmmm, you should know the name, otherwise you may install something you
don't like ....
- It should, as far as I understood, upgrade the
Hmmm, your info is not very detailed, but I guess you read this article:
Hmmm, upgrade the kernel? It is a new kernel:
You need a newer kernel to use the features (5MB):
Install the kernel with rpm -Uvh k_deflt.rpm
The new binary to boot is /boot/vmlinux.
- This shoud work, according to SuSe, work without
problem. But, I have
got problems with package-depencies. So, I installed it with rpm -U
I have no idea what you did before, but if you would have used the
command mentioned in the article --> -Uvh you could tell us what exactly
- now, the system doesn't recognise the datas
Any error messages, or just a guess? You did what is decribed later in the
Modify your /etc/modules.conf and add these lines:
pre-install ohci1394 modprobe ieee1394
pre-install sbp2 modprobe ohci1394
To load the modules run "modprobe sbp2" as root, you can put that
command into /etc/init.d/boot.local to load the drivers at boot time.
- I tried to remake it with depmode -a...
And, what happened? Error messages?
Who can help me?
First of all you yourself with more detailed error reports!
As I know, SuSe 7.3 has got Kernel Version 2.4.12, but
when I have a
look with uname -r it shows me 2.2.16 why that?
And if you would have read the article with care, you would have seen
the following line:
There is no support from SuSe-Side..., no Kernel with
possibility to make backups from a Cube (But, backups are so important).
And, SuSe sais, Cube is a supported PPC.
Sure it is supported! And even if only the boot from CD would be
possible, it would be enough for some people ...
Thanks very much for help!
Btw., I would have been more friendly if I would not have read the "SuSE
is bad" and "Linux does not work" Mails from you first ... But with this
kind of problem reporting I can understand why the SuSE support had no
chance to help you!
Peter, Berne, Switzerland
Gruß vom Matze