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Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 20:47:08 -0700 (PDT)
From: christoph hebeisen <heby@heby.de>
To: "D. Hoyem" <youto_22554@yahoo.com>
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Subject: Re: Trying to install 5.99b on my new Debian system ...
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On Thu, 31 May 2001, D. Hoyem wrote:

> RLH,
>   When I tried to load the driver that your trying to
> I had to download the kernel-headers and install them.
>  That is the piece of the puzzle that your missing,
> how-ever I'm not sure how you can get that package. 

nope, the .deb files are BINARY packages for which you don't need any
kernel sources or headers.

heby

> Do you have a system available that has a modem
> attached? If so go to the Debian web page and then the
> Debian download page and do a search for
> kernel-headers-2.2.17pre17, and then install it with
> dpkg, then install the modem and you should be ready
> to go.
> Don
> --- KCmaniac <hoffy@gnc.net> wrote:
> > I just installed Debian or at least some of it.  I
> > only have the base
> > system mainly because I have no connection to the
> > Internet.  I am trying
> > to install Debian using FTP or HTTP.  Since how I do
> > not have the CDs or
> > the myriad of packages on disk I am stuck in the mud
> > until I can get my
> > Lucent WinModem working with the base Debian system.
> >  The kernal is
> > 2.2.19pre17_idepci.  I downloaded
> > ltmodem-2.2.19pre17-idepci_5.99b_i386.deb and used
> > the dpkg -i command
> > on it but the install failed.  It is saying that it
> > depends on package
> > kernal_image_2.2.19pre17-idepci but that this
> > package is not installed??
> > 
> > I have no idea what this means.  As far as I know I
> > have followed
> > instructions to the letter.  How do I install this
> > kernal_image
> > package?  Is it possible that the image it is
> > looking for is in /boot.
> > The current image in /boot is
> > vmlinuz-2.2.19pre17-idepci.  Could it be
> > that I need to rename this file to
> > kernal_image-2.2.19pre17-idepci and
> > make the appropriate changes to LILO?  I am at a
> > lose as to what I have
> > to do to get this modem to dial out.
> > 
> > This modem is working fine with my RedHat system
> > using 2.2.14 and
> > version 5.68 of ltmodem.o
> > 
> > Please help, thank you.
> > 
> > RLH
> > 
> 
> 
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