[Dxspider-support] HELP!

Bob Nielsen nielsen at oz.net
Fri Oct 18 22:02:45 BST 2002

On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 03:25:55PM -0500, David Tausworthe wrote:
> Hello group.  Would someone please assists me?  I am trying to get
> linux loaded up so I can once again restart the K5PLD-Node.  But...
> For some reason, I cannot get the kernel compiled correctly.
> Here the pc and its basic information.
> 	450 mmx pent I
> 	128K memory
> 	diamond video
> 	Realteck NIC card
> 	NO sound card is used
> Here the problems I have been having
> 	1)	When I load Redhat 7.0, it installs perfectly
> 	2) But when I try to make the kernel, Kernel 2.2.22
> 		.....Never sees the Nic Card.  Not even in the ./config file. 
> There is NO Option to enable the card
> 		....Does not make the mod.dep file under /lib/modules
> 		I've tried many other version of this Kernel too.

Depending on the type of card--for 8129 use NE2000, for 8139 use
8139too in the config process.

> Next///..
> 	I tried upgrading to Redhat 7.1 Kernel 2.4.2
> 	The pc starts ok with no problems
> 	But...When I compile Kernel 2.4.9 or any other Kernel, (including
> the 2.4.2) the PC LOCKS up!  I set it up JUST LIKE THE HOWTO-AX25
> Document.

At what stage of the compile process does this occur?

> Our node has been down all week due to these problems.  I have
> checked and recheck the kernel "make xconfig" files over and over.
> I just do not know where to go from here.
> Any and all helpful assistance is deeply appreciated.  K5PLD is the
> Pearland Amateur Club here in Pearland Texas.  And because of the
> outage, the DX for the greater Houston area is OUT of SERVICE.  We
> serve the complete area of Houston and outlining Area of Houston.
> I am out of ideas on what to do to get the kernel setup correctly.
> thank you again for any and all helpful input!
> 73's my friends
> DE

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