[driverloader] This didn't go well - Installation problem
charles.pedersen at sri.com
Wed Apr 6 11:10:13 EDT 2005
Thanks for the timely response.
I wondered about the 16K stack problem. I did look to see if this issue
arose with the Atheros driver, but I must have missed it. I'll go get
the proper kernel.
Before your message arrived, I single booted and did an rpm -e
driverloader. Hopefully this does the same thing as dldconfig
Linuxant support (Jonathan) wrote:
> after you using on our our 16K stacks kernel for Fedora Core 3? The
> Atheros driver generally requires more than 4K of stacks and it is the
> likely source of the problem.
> First of all, please boot your machine in single user mode and please
> remove the installed DriverLoader package with the 'dldrconfig
> --uninstall' command in a root shell. After you have done this, you
> will be able to normally boot your system.
> Then, please download and install one our 16K stacks kernel available
> Boot this new kernel and try again to install DriverLoader.
> Technical specialist / Linuxant
> support at linuxant.com
> John Pedersen wrote:
>> I purchased a license yesterday and attempted to use the installer
>> script to install driverloader.
>> I am working on a dual booted thinkpad t40p, model 2373g3u. Checking
>> both the ibm site and the atheros site, I confirmed that the wireless
>> chip set was the Atheros 5100x set.
>> The Linux distro is FC3, patched to the current stable kernel,
>> 2.6.10-766 (this from memory, I can't boot the OS any more.)
>> I did the install with the thinkpad running a wired connection. I
>> was able to get to the point of running up the configuration page in
>> firefox. At that point I lost my mouse function and ended up power
>> cycling the system to unlock it.
>> The next time I booted, after I got through the drill of cleaning up
>> the file system from the power cycle, the system hung at the
>> beginning of the Fedora startup screen where it says checking for new
>> I'm going to try connecting a usb mouse to the system on the theory
>> that there is some problem with interrupts and devices here, but I'm
>> really at a loss. I can't use the system the way it is. Any ideas
>> would really be appreciated.
>> John Pedersen
>> Sr. Systems Engineer
>> SRI International
>> Menlo Park, CA
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