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Re: How to revert to old kernel/ethernet driver

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  • zdroshnya
    Hi, it is the third time I did dpkg -i on the package that you pointed to, and everytime I have no luck, as the system does not restart. Am I missing something
    Message 1 of 11 , Jan 27, 2007
      Hi,

      it is the third time I did dpkg -i on the package that you pointed to,
      and everytime I have no luck, as the system does not restart.

      Am I missing something here?
      Should I go for the voodoo with the reset sysconf thing?

      Thx

      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@...> wrote:
      >
      > * Thomas Boehne <tobox@...> [2007-01-06 15:51]:
      > > I am running Debian testing with the 2.6.18-3-ixp4xx kernel on my
      > > NSLU2 and I am still having network problems (probably due to the
      > > new open source driver). Since I need to access my NSLU2 remotely
      > > during the next weeks I would like to revert to the last working
      > > kernel/network driver, which I guess was 2.6.17. Is there
      > > documentation about this somewhere, and where can I find the old
      > > kernel packages (plus other packages that I might need)?
      > > Unfortunately, I ran "apt-get clean" some time ago and don't have
      > > the packages on my drive anymore :-(
      >
      > 2.6.17 should still be installed on your system, but you can check
      > with e.g. dpkg -l | grep linux-image
      > If it is installed, you can simply run
      > flash-kernel 2.6.17-2-ixp4xx
      > and it should write 2.6.17 to flash. When you reboot it will load
      > that version.
      >
      > If this fails, you can download a 2.6.18 flash image from
      > http://www.cyrius.com/debian/nslu2/upgrade.html and write it to your
      > machine with upslug2.
      > --
      > Martin Michlmayr
      > http://www.cyrius.com/
      >
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