Re: [mu setuo findp] Problems with networking and X11 - HELP PLEASE!

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Thu Dec 09 1999 - 19:58:26 CET

On Wed, Dec 08, 1999 at 02:15:57PM -0800, David LeBlanc nicely wrote:
> Hi;
> I have deleted c:\linux and done a clean install of 7r4b again to c:\linux
> (umsdos).
> Trying to setup the network (abreviated)
> "setup -f network"
> pcmcia (1) yes
> (interface) eth0
> (DHCP) yes
> Intel PCIC probe detects Ricoh RL5C475 PCI-to-Cardbus at bus 0 slot 3, 1
> socket.
> cardmgr finds "Linksys Ethernet" on socket 0.
> cardmgr [1003] executing"insmod /lib/modules/2.0.36/pcmcia/pcnet_cs.o"
> cardmgr[1003] ethdev_init undefined
> cardmgr[1003] NS58390_init undefined
> cardmgr[1003] ei_interrupt undefined
> cardmgr[1003] ei_open undefined
> cardmgr[1003] ei_debug undefined
> cardmgr[1003] Loading failed! The module symbols (from linux-2.0.36) don't
> match your linux-2.0.36.
> cardmgr[1003] insmod exited with status 2

Some pcmcia modules are missing or unsupported. This is pcmcia-3.0.9, very
recent. Please, what modules support your Ricoh.

> After this, of course, modprobe and DHCP client both failed.
> With X11, it did auto-configure under 7r3b, but it will not under 7r4b. It
> returns that it cannot find a mode for 640x480 and so the server does not
> start. Any ideas of what is wrong?

Following a suggestion to someone (on the list?), I changed very time ago
some mode definition. The only solution is to fetch the old XF86Config
for 6r4 (or earlier) and restore it. Sorry.

> Dave LeBlanc
> P.S. HOW do you do get ">&" (stderror) redirection with this shell?? I have
> been unable to get it to work.

>& Do not work under ash. Redirect in thy way:

        command 1>file 2>&1


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