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Old 10-17-2013, 05:58 PM   #1
swerth
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Custom kernel does not have module support for PCI card


Hi guys, I have a problem

I am running Fedora 8 (Stuck with this version because of driver limitations!) with a Pentek data aquisition card in a custom kernel. The system was functional but spontaniously stopped working today. I am getting the following when I use the command to turn on the Pentek card:

"Fatal Error: kernel does not have module support"

I enabled module support in the .config and I can see that the correct modules are installed. Also, as mentioned before,the same system was previously working. At this point, I am unsure how to proceed and I need help :P

Not sure if this is relevant but when I boot up the computer, I also see the following:
"PCI: device 0000:03:1b.0 has unknown header type 6f, ignoring."
This message was not present before the problem presented.

Thank you in advance!
Sheila

Last edited by swerth; 10-17-2013 at 07:29 PM.
 
Old 10-17-2013, 08:00 PM   #2
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Could the PCI device have finally stopped working?
 
Old 10-18-2013, 03:27 PM   #3
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Hey,what would usually cause something like that to happen?
Thank you!
 
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Run it in a virtual machine with isa.
 
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