Am I back? Re: kernel fault trying to add atapicam...
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 26 23:12:11 PST 2007
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 05:35:46PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> Folks (to the whole list, but esp'ly Messes Smith [NL & AU],
> I'll believe that my ISDN link is working when/if I see this
> echoed from the -questions list. I was busy rebuilding my 6.2
> GENERIC kernel after having added
> ^device atapicam
> Lest I stray *too* far OT, I'll share the results of my 3rd
> kernel rebuild on this Dell. It crapped out; it hung after
> printing out the sio0 line. I had to powercycle and went in by
> typing "8" (??) and by hand booting /boot/kernel.old. I tried
> twice more by removing part of the additions to GENERIC. Same;
> the new kernel still hung.
> Here are the sizes of the new kernel (with atapicam) and
> the old.
> -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 7206901 Nov 23 21:00 kernel
> -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 4001279 Apr 9 2007 kernel
> I realize that drivers can require a lot of space, but not
> over 1.2 megs. Att any rate, the newer kernel hangs.
> I will upgrade to the newest 6.2 and try to get the audio
> toys functioning. But does anybody know where I fouled up?
Can you post or mail your kernel config?
I can sed you mine if that helps.
> Could it be as simple as Not having done a make clean
> before doing a make buildkernel?
It is recommended to clean out /usr/obj before starting a new build.
> I don't burn // copy audio
> discs that often and haven't ever copied a DVD; I just want these
> new utilities to work.
You could try burncd, which doesn't require the speudo-SCSI stuff. But
I've heard a lot of grumbling about it on the list over the years.
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