Subject: Re: /dev/ksyms not configured on 4.0BETA2?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: George Harvey <email@example.com>
Date: 03/19/2007 22:31:25
On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 16:43:53 -0400
"Stephen M. Rumble" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Quoting George Harvey <email@example.com>:
> > On Thu, 15 Mar 2007 22:44:54 +0000
> > George Harvey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I've updated my Challenge S to 4.0BETA2 and I've been building some
> >> packages from pkgsrc. Most things seem to be working OK but one
> >that > isn't is snmpd from net-snmp. This compiles and installs fine
> >but when > I try and run it I get '/dev/ksyms: Device not
> >configured'. I'm > running the GENERIC kernel and I've checked that
> >ksyms are enabled in > the GENERIC config file and that /dev/ksyms
> >exists. What am I missing > / doing wrong?
[ snip ]
> I think that this has been happening since I started playing with
> sgimips three or four years ago. However, Martin Husemann brought the
> following up a few months ago:
> I'm not sure if this would fix what you're seeing, nor whether he
> committed anything, but it may be worth investigating.
Ahh, my googling didn't find that message. Applied the patch, installed
the new bootloader and I've now got a working /dev/ksyms!