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Old 01-27-2004, 10:29 PM   #1
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Exclamation Having a few issues with my new 2.6.1 kernel...


First off, my CD burner doesnt work. It wont even read a cd, and I dont know why. I'll post my fstab at the bottom of this post. Second, it always tells me a usb mouse was added each time I boot, even though I havent unplugged it. Along the same lines, my touchpad is very jumpy and doesnt respond to taps at all. My mouse is also very jumpy. Third, my lm_sensors still will not work, and I havent been able to figure out why. I know this is alot, but if anyone can help me in any of these regards, it will be much appreciated.


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/dev/hda5 / ext2 noatime 1 1
none /dev/pts devpts mode=0620 0 0
none /mnt/cdrom supermount
dev=/dev/scd0,fs=auto,ro,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850,umask=0
0 0
none /mnt/floppy supermount
dev=/dev/fd0,fs=auto,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,sync,codepage=850,umask=0
0 0
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs ,umask=2 2 2
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
 
Old 01-28-2004, 08:40 AM   #2
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I ran into this problem too.

Basically the 2.6 kernel no longer requires your CD-RW to be mounted in SCSI emulation mode...so in your fstab instead of /dev/scd0 it should be /dev/hdc or something like that.

That is...if your CD-RW is ide based.

As for your touchpad, if its like mine, its because its a synaptic pad...maybe you need to install the driver for it in X? Check dmesg and see if its detected as such on boot. Makes a big difference I think.
 
Old 01-28-2004, 09:21 AM   #3
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I ran into this problem too.

Basically the 2.6 kernel no longer requires your CD-RW to be mounted in SCSI emulation mode...so in your fstab instead of /dev/scd0 it should be /dev/hdc or something like that.

That is...if your CD-RW is ide based.

As for your touchpad, if its like mine, its because its a synaptic pad...maybe you need to install the driver for it in X? Check dmesg and see if its detected as such on boot. Makes a big difference I think.
Yes, it is a synaptics touch pad. Its detected as far as I know, because it works to move, and the buttons work, it just moves on its own and doesnt have taps. Ill attach the dmesg later, once Im out of the computing services lab (stupid Novarg worm )

As far as the CD-RW, I think its IDE based, but how can I be sure? I know it was in SCSI mode in the 2.4.x kernel I have, so I guess thats a hint. Ill try editing my fstab and see what that does.
 
Old 01-28-2004, 09:27 AM   #4
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Something else I forgot, if I change the fstab in the 2.6, wont it be different for the 2.4 that Ive still got? Its my main one until I get the 2.6 up and running properly.
 
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yeah it will be different.

You might want to back it up before you edit it.
 
Old 01-28-2004, 09:58 AM   #6
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Is there any way that I can use two different fstab's for the different kernels?
 
Old 01-28-2004, 10:08 AM   #7
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not that I know of...BUT...that doesn't mean there isn't a way...just that I'm not aware of one
 
Old 01-28-2004, 10:12 AM   #8
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Ok, Ill drop in the dmesg output after work. Thanks for your help.
 
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No problem....not sure you need to post dmesg completely.

just check to see if you see the word synaptic somewhere in there
 
Old 01-28-2004, 12:46 PM   #10
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Here is part of the dmesg output
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Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1
Firmware: 5.8
180 degree mounted touchpad
Sensor: 29
new absolute packet format
Touchpad has extended capability bits
-> 4 multi-buttons, i.e. besides standard buttons
-> multifinger detection
-> palm detection
input: SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad on isa0060/serio1
serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard on isa0060/serio0
i2c /dev entries driver
So its there, but it doesnt work. Mabye I need to change drivers?
Also, my usb mouse is jumpy as well, and the touchpad is worse. Is there any way I can slow them down?
Also, when I boot I get an error message to the effect of "QM_MODULES: Function not implemented" Does anyone know what that means?
 
Old 01-28-2004, 12:53 PM   #11
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Ok...

You need to check this link out then:

http://w1.894.telia.com/~u89404340/touchpad/

See, you have the kernel part going ok...but you need the X part now
 
Old 01-28-2004, 06:27 PM   #12
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Ok, I tried the driver and it didnt work. Also something else Ive noticed is that my ALSA keeps setting the volume back to 0 on everything. How can I fix this?

EDIT: i changed my fstab and my CD drive still doesnt work, and im still getting the modprobe error and not sure why.

Last edited by Kramer; 01-28-2004 at 06:29 PM.
 
Old 01-28-2004, 07:13 PM   #13
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/dev/hdX=ide-cdrom

to the hernel in your grub or lilo.conf file, putting the correct drive letter for the cdrom of course, that should take care of the cdrom problem


also did you install the new module init tools ? A google search will find them. Also you need to create a sys fs in fstab, its kinda like a /proc fs I think, put in a line like this:

none /sys sysfs defaults 0 0


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Old 01-28-2004, 07:26 PM   #14
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Originally posted by clar77
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/dev/hdX=ide-cdrom

to the hernel in your grub or lilo.conf file, putting the correct drive letter for the cdrom of course, that should take care of the cdrom problem


also did you install the new module init tools ? A google search will find them. Also you need to create a sys fs in fstab, its kinda like a /proc fs I think, put in a line like this:

none /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
Ok, I put in the sys entry, changed my fstab to take out the scsi. I havent heard anything about the new module init tools? What are they called?
 
Old 01-28-2004, 07:29 PM   #15
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The sys entry doesnt work. What is that for? Also, my cd still isnt working, even after changing those options. It says something about kernel doesnt support supermount at boot.

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