[mythtv-users] FC2 Kernel update gone wrong

Wayne Steenburg w.steenburg at myactv.net
Sat Oct 9 15:55:22 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 21:43, Ryan Kehoe wrote:
> How does one do this step through?  Sorry for my ignorance, I am very new to 
> this.

An easier way is to run system-config-services as root. De-select Kudzu
(temporarily) and save. Reboot and see if that allows you to boot up.

> On a subsequent reboot I have received the following output (no GUI screen):
> ==========================================================
> Enabling Swap Space:					[  OK  ]
> modprobe: FATAL: Error inserting floppy 
> (/lib/modules/2.6.8-1.521/kernel/drivers/block/floppy.ko): No such device 
> ==========================================================
> What does this mean?  Again, no hardware changes have been made and my 
> floppy drive is still there.  I wouldn't mind disabling it since I never use 
> it though.

Have you used your floppy drive previously on this system?  If so, have
you since disabled the controller in the BIOS? If your drive is disabled
or non-existent, add the following line to /etc/modprobe.conf:

install floppy /bin/true

This will suppress any errors about your floppy drive not being there.

> Does this still appear to be kudzu? 

Perhaps.. Not enough info.

> What is kudzu?

[wayne at FC2 wayne]$ man kudzu

Or for just a one line description try:

[wayne at FC2 wayne]$ whatis kudzu

Or when all else fails:

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