I did something silly. I managed to break my debian etch system very
I made the mistake of installing a second wireless card (rt2460pci), and
in the process of getting it running I ran the make install script in the
sourceforge module source code download, without thoroughly reading the
instructions. I'm not entirely sure *exactly* what happened, but the end
result is that the vast majority of the previously installed madules
refuse to modprobe, with various warnings and complaints about unknown
symbols and such like.
I managed to get my first wireless card back up and working, but that is
as far as my success so far has gotten me.
My usb mouse no longer gets activated (usbhid is in alright), nvidia's
binaries no longer want to go in, my alsa modules complain to 2 pages
worth of output of missing stuff before failing, and various other things
appear to be wrong. Instead of the 50 or so modules that were in and
working this morning, I have about 15.
Of course I didn't have a copy of the lsmod output from before, nor had I
/etc backed up anywhere useful.
How should I go about rebuilding my modules.autoload and what else do I
need to do?
I'm feeling a bit silly!
Other relevant details; amd64 system, debian etch amd64 SMP.
Cathal Ferris +353 87 6438725
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