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Hei guys,

my sheevaplug embedded server works fine, but when I wanted to use USB, the device gets not attached to /dev/tty/USB0

lsusb shows correctly:

Bus 001 Device 002: ID 067b:2303 Prolific Technology, Inc. PL2303 Serial Port

an modprobe usbserial raises: FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/3.3.3/modules.dep: No such file or directory

in the /lib/modules/ Folder there is instead a 2.6.36-Folder

uname -r gives 3.3.3

How can I overcome this mismatch?

Can I create a symlink?

I can't flash this embedded device since it is deployed somewhere, only ssh?

Please advise!

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first I copied the to /boot

then executed depmod -eF /boot/ 3.3.3

Since the 3.3.3 folder was missing the kernel folder thus the drivers, the Modules.tar.gz laid already from in my /root dir.

tar x -C / --overwrite -zf sheeva-3.3.3-Modules.tar.gz put them in the right directory and a reboot solved the problem.

All thanks to BigBear from the newIT UK forum everything worked as it should.

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