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Old 07-07-2004, 04:58 PM   #1
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Unhappy error after upgrade to current :(


i just upgraded to current, and during boot i get the following error:
insmod via-ircc failed

well if i knew what the hell it means i would do something about it but i really don't know where to start.

can you help out please

thanks in advance
Old 07-07-2004, 05:30 PM   #2
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this is a module (driver) for a via chipset that is usually written in /etc/modules and is autoloaded at boot-process

so try
modprobe -v via-ircc
loading the module by hand and you'll see if you have this module and if it can be loaded. If not, than A) may be the new kernel has this module compiled in, B) may be the module depends on other module that should be loaded before this one, C) may be you removed some hardware from the pc, D) is the new kernel from the same series 2.4.XX or 2.6.XX, E) check what modules do you have loaded

hope it helpes
Old 07-07-2004, 05:31 PM   #3
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add via-ircc to /etc/hotplug/blacklist


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