kernel 2.2.3

kernel 2.2.3

Post by zenta » Tue, 23 Mar 1999 04:00:00

>After upgrading from 2.0.36 to 2.2.3, I lost sound.  I"m using the dreaded
>cmi8330 audio device.  It worked fine under 2.0.36.  Anybody know how to fix

The irqs for /dev/lp0 and /dev/lp1 have switched in the new kernel.
You probably have an irq conflict with the printer, Put your soundcard
on irq5 and printer on irq7

kernel 2.2.3

Post by Andrew Weddin » Wed, 31 Mar 1999 04:00:00

> I quit X. tty_io.c: process 278 (gpm) used obsolete /dev/cua0 - update
> software to use /dev/ttyS0 tty_io.c: process 279 (gpm) used obsolete
> /dev/cua0 - update software to use /dev/ttyS0

I can help you with your second problem here.  In the new kernel, your
com ports are now referred to as /dev/ttyx instead of /dev/cuax.

Therefore all you have to do is go back to linuxconf where you created
your dialup information - ie, Phone number, login name and passwd etc
and change any reference from /dev/cua1 to /dev/tty1.

Kind Regards,


1. aha1542, module vs kernel, kernel doesn't work, need kernel

The reason I need it as kernel code is so that I can put /usr on a
seperate 8.2g drive.

When aha1542 is built as a module, it pops up immediately before the
login screen, and everything works as planned.

Remaking the kernel with it set to be kernel code, it starts the bus
scan during the boot, not too long after the ide devices are found, but
then goes into a double loop of resetting the device 2-4 times, then the
whole bus, then repeats the device, all the while saying it can't abort
the call, but evertually it will find the drive at address 0 on the bus
and go on, at which point it repeats this procedure for address one,
each pass thru the loop taking about 5 minutes, finding the quatum 8.2g
at each addreess in turn until it gets to address 4, at which point the
discovery phase eventually finds a Colorado T4000s at address 4, which
is its correct address, then also at 5 & 6.

Then it apparently repeats the loop, asking each device for its capacity
details, and going through this same error recovery time killer, except
that this time it only gets partial answers only, and only at the
correct address for the device.

I let it go through all that, and finally got a login screen and did so,
but was unable to open either device, not even with fdisk /dev/sda.

I've used several of these cards in years past, and have always had to
edit the source to lower the address of its port by 0x100, to the 0x230
area, and to reset the irq from 11 to 10.  Without those changes the
module doesn't init itself, ever, and it has required those changes to
the code in order to function on 3 different motherboards I've run it

But here, I need the direct in the kernel version so I can put /usr on
it.  Put it in the kernel, and it fails miserably, both for 2.2.18,
2.2.19, and 2.4.2.  The 2.4.2 failure surprised me as that code has a
diff that looks to be in excess of 10k from the older code.

So why can't I put aha1542.o into the (apparently any) kernel?
Inquiring minds want to know. (-;

Cheers, Gene

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