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Old 04-06-2004, 12:21 PM   #1
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Can somebody explain the following error message to me please

I get the following message when I try to install the speedtouch modem on my Slack 9.1 distro using What excactly is the meaning of the message ( I know it basically means it can not find a certain device) but the thing is the file usb-uhci.o.gz is right there in the directory.

/Software Installation success
/lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/usb/host/usb-uhci.o.gz: init_modules: no such device
/lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/usb/host/usb-uhci.o.gz: Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters: including invalid IO or IRQ parameters
You may find more information in syslog or the output of dmesg

/lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/usb/host/usb-uhci.o.gz: insmod /lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/usb/host/usb-uhci.o.gz failed
/lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/usb/host/usb-uhci.o.gz: insmod usb-uhci failed
Old 04-06-2004, 12:38 PM   #2
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Its all there in the hint. Try the dmesg command or look in your syslog ( /var/log/syslog ), for more details on the error.

It might be caused by invalid parameters or the module being compiled for a different version of the kernel.
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is it a usb modem???

post the output of:



it might help to update your slackware kernel (or better yet, the whole install)...

to do that, just download the updated kernel and kernel modules packages (or better yet, the whole directory) to a directory somewhere on your box and then do this (as root) inside it:

upgradepkg *.tgz

remember to run "lilo" (if that's the bootloader you use) after upgrading the kernel...

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Old 04-06-2004, 04:38 PM   #4
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Well it is sorted now. The problem was that usb-uhci was blacklisted. However my speedtouch modem does not work despite successfull modem install.
Old 04-06-2004, 05:51 PM   #5
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Did you configured ppp ?
May be you forgot /dev/modem or /dev/tt1S or/dev/usb/ttyacm0 configuration.


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