Re: Loading i8k kernel module FAILED
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Gilbert Mendoza
> > I wasn't the orignal poster, but I have the same problem.
> Woops. My bad. First three letters of assume spells...? :-)
> > $ uname -a
> > Linux dmklap2 2.6.19-1.2895.fc6 #1 SMP Wed Jan 10 18:32:37 EST 2007
> > i686
> > $ cd /lib/modules
> > $ find . -name i8k.ko -print
> > $ rpm -q --list kernel-2.6.18-1.2869.fc6|grep i8k
> > $
> Your "find" output definitely shows that the file is not there, but
> your rpm query shows you searching for the 2.6.18, which differs from
> your uname -a output. Don't know if that was intentional or not.
> I did some searching for the kernel version you are running
> (2.6.19-1.2895.fc6), which was released on January 18th.
> I downloaded "kernel-2.6.19-1.2895.fc6.i686.rpm" from:
>My whoops. But when I did the --list on the actually-installed kernel
> The following shows i8k.ko being included with the RPM off the fedora
> site... so I'm not sure where else it would be.
> $ rpm -qlp kernel-2.6.19-1.2895.fc6.i686.rpm | grep i8k
> Perhaps a reinstall of the kernel rpm?
RPM, i8k.ko wasn't there, of course.
I downloaded the kernel RPM to which you pointed, and I'm surprised
and disturbed that, even though the name of the RPM I installed on my
machine matches the one I downloaded from your link, their contents
are quite different. Indeed, i8k.ko is in the one you pointed to,
along with quite a lot of other stuff that's missing from mine. Why
should that be so? (I got mine through a yum update.)
I'll report back after I try to install it (assuming I don't hose my
- --- In email@example.com, "Dave Kristol"
> [...]That did it. And I didn't trash my system. :-) Thanks!
> I'll report back after I try to install it (assuming I don't hose my
> machine :-).
1) Did rpm -Uvh --force, because the RPM was already installed.
2) To turn on volume control buttons, edit /etc/sysconfig/i8k to read
and restart (# service i8k restart).