Driver update disk for SUN v40z
(Last modified: 21SEP2004)
solutions Driver update disk for SUN v40z SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1290a905919b621ba9e9519b35c0a2b7)
pscrashes/segfaults due to changes in
yast2-installationneed to be updated.)
- First, download the disk image (for the URL please see below) and check its GnuPG signature using the following command:
gpg --verify v40z_sles8_sp3_update.bz2.ascThe output of this command should be:
gpg: Signature made Tue Mar 5 16:01:54 2002 CET using DSA key ID 9C800ACA gpg: Good signature from "SuSE Package Signing Key <email@example.com>" [..] gpg: Fingerprint: 79C1 79B2 E1C8 20C1 890F 9994 A84E DAE8 9C800ACANote: You need a working Linux system with GnuPG installed. For other systems please refer to http://www.gnupg.org on how to install and use GnuPG. You will also need the public SuSE Package Signing Key (
firstname.lastname@example.org, ID 9C800ACA), available at http://www.suse.de/de/support/security/build_pgp.html. The fingerprint of this key is
79C1 79B2 E1C8 20C1 890F 9994 A84E DAE8 9C80 0ACA. The public SuSE Build Key is also included in the public key ring of user
rooton a SuSE Linux System since version 7.1 and on the first CD or DVD. If the output is ok, you can decrypt the file:
gpg -o /tmp/v40z_sles8_sp3_update.bz2 -d v40z_sles8_sp3_update.bz2.ascAfterwards uncompress the file:
bunzip2 -c -d /tmp/v40z_sles8_sp3_update.bz2 > /tmp/v40z_sles8_sp3_update.floppyThis creates the file
/tmp/v40z_sles8_sp3_update.floppy. Copy the file
v40z_sles8_sp3_update.floppyto a floppy disk:
dd if=v40z_sles8_sp3_update.floppy of=/dev/fd0 bs=8k
- For installation follow the appropriate step depending on your boot
- If you boot the system from CD, you only have to insert the driver disk; the installer will pick up the updated driver automatically.
- If you boot from a floppy disk, press
<ALT>when the boot screen is shown. The installer will prompt you for the driver disk later on.
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