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Old 01-13-2011, 06:08 PM   #1
idny
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Cant install driver on Ubuntu 9.04


Hi,

Been searching for a while now and still need help (sorry for new thread)

Im installing Ubuntu Server 9.04 from a CD, the installer works fine until i need to get the drivers for my RAID card. (this is asked when detecting disk on installation)

I put the drivers onto a USB (MSDOS boot diskette)
mounted it by pressing ALT+F2 to get a terminal during the installation.
then copied the files from the USB to /tmp

When I try and run the driver from /tmp i get.

Code:
# sh preinst.sh

sh: 2.4: unknown operand
sh: 2.6 unknown operand
The disk you insert is for linux kernel 2.4/2.6
Error! Please change your floppy disk, the installation is under 2.6 Linux Kernel.
I've tried this on both 10.10, 10.04 installation disks and now 9.04.
The Driver is for 9.04 X86 & X64.

Any ideas?
Thanks

Last edited by idny; 01-14-2011 at 04:12 AM.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 06:45 PM   #2
bigrigdriver
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Quote:
sh: 2.4: unknown operand
sh: 2.6 unknown operand
The disk you insert is for linux kernal 2.4/2.6
Error! Please change your floppy disk, the installation is under 2.6 Linux Kernal.
I suspect that you need to carefully read the installation instructions, looking for the instructions for putting drivers on a floppy, then loading them from the floppy.
 
Old 01-14-2011, 03:05 AM   #3
idny
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This is what the manual says, which i followed.

Code:
Type the following commands to mount floppy diskette:
# mount t vfat /dev/sda1 /usbflash
# cp r /usbflash /tmp/hptdd
# umount /usbflash

Unplug all USB storages from the USB port and then type:
# sh /tmp/hptdd/preinst.sh
Im not really sure what to do since i followed these steps.
 
Old 01-14-2011, 03:17 PM   #4
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bumping for help
 
Old 01-17-2011, 03:26 PM   #5
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you got the wrong kernel ? get a newer version of the driver.
 
  


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