Mandrake 8.0 problems

jeremy at jeremy at
Thu Aug 16 13:00:51 EST 2001

On 16 Aug, Arthur Chan wrote:
> Hi !
> Okay, managed to install kernel 2.4.3 in order to get reliable USB
> support
> Mandrake seems to have moved all device drivers from
> /lib/modules/2.2.14-15mdk/net     to
> /lib/modules/2.4.3-20mdk/kernel/drivers/net    where they are all still
> zipped up after installation.
> Upon unzipping I found only realtek's 8139too.o  rather than the
> rtl8139.o which I have been using with my eth0. Trying to configure the
> network using Mandrake's GUI,  I have following error :
> insmod'ing module 8139too failed at /usr/lib/libDrakeX/ line
> 510

Recompiling your kernel will fix almost all of those problems.

> Also, I have no access to all /mnt/<ANY DEV>, ie not to floppy, not to
> CDROM and not to zip drives... , not even as root !

I'm guessing you mean that they aren't there at all.  It sounds like
devfsd didn't start.

I/O, I/O,
It's off to disk I go,
A bit or byte to read or write,
I/O, I/O, I/O...

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