[Rule] RULE on a 750P

Chris Schumann chris at idlelion.net
Sun Feb 18 20:30:07 EET 2007

> Franz Zahaurek wrote:
> disk2.img and pcmcia.img are rather old ones and will not 
> work together with the latest Slinky versions.
> Take the modules for slinky-0.5.05a / kernel-2.6.15 from:
>       http://www.fzk.at/SLINKY/slinky-0.5.05-modules.img.bz2
> It also holds the axnet_cs.ko module.

What kind of file is that, and how do I get drivers from it?

> > [...]
> > + /scripts/pcmcia.sh start
> > Module directory </lib/modules/2.6.9/k.......> not found. 
> No kidding. 
> > I'm using the 2.6.15 kernel.
> It seems that most questions to this list are about using 
> slinky with pcmcia.  Unfortunately I don't know how to handle 
> this correct. (didn't ever use it, have no hardware to 
> test...)  When I published new versions of the slinky 
> installer I didn't necessarily remove the old scripts - maybe 
> somebode can still use them.

Should I examine how to get the script to work with the latest, or would you
recommend that I install an older version and update?

> > [...]
> > insmod: cannot insert 
> '/mnt/floppy/modules/pcmcia/axnet_cs.o': Invalid 
> > module format (-1): Exec format error
> Kernel 2.6 modules are called *.ko not *.o.
> >
> > So it looks like the driver is not for this kernel.
> >
> > Pointers or tips on how to proceed GREATLY appreciated.
> Sorry, no tip but a wish:
> It would be fine if you can find out how to activate the pcmcia-card.
> Then please post the solution here and I will add it to Slinky.

Well I guess that answers it. When/if I get time, I'll look into this.

Since Fedora 7 is coming soon (test 1 is already out), is there a project to
update RULE to that level?


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