Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 196983
kernel 2.6.17-1.2139_FC4 missing lib/module sk98lin
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:36 EST
Description of problem:sk98lin lib/module does not exist in latest kernel -
2.6.17-1.2139_FC4. This stops eth0 from connecting/initiation. Error message
is, "sk98lin device eth0 does not seem to be present delaying initiation."
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
boot with kernel 2.6.17-1.2139_FC4 using the ethernet card that relies on the
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot using 2.6.17-1.2139_FC4
no network connection. Error message as stated above.
sk98lin has been replaced with skge
Created attachment 131949 [details]
paths to kernel files/modules
if skge is to replace sk98lin, why doesn't it provide the network connection?
Edit /etc/modules.conf, replacing all instances of "sk98lin" with "skge".
Then, reboot. Does that help?
(In reply to comment #3)
> Edit /etc/modules.conf, replacing all instances of "sk98lin" with "skge".
> Then, reboot. Does that help?
The file I edited on my FC4 system is /etc/modprobe.conf. That worked.
Thanks and sorry I didn't pick up on this in comment#1.
Yes, forgive my typo. It sounds like you have things working.
I'm going to call this WONTFIX since it is really an sk98lin problem, and that
driver basically is unsupported upstream.