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Re: Potato install: problems loading modules

Niccolo Rigacci <rigacci@iname.com> writes:

> I downloaded the latest (2.2.15) boot-floppies (boot, root,
> dev1-3) and
> started a fresh installation. During the modconf step I noticed
> some
> glitches:
> - Some modules dependancies are not resolved automatically.
>   Noticeably lp is not loaded if I don't load parport_pc
> manually.

That probably means depmod wasn't running properly.  Can you test with
the the images at http://www.debian.org/~joeyh/bf ?

> - A lot of modules are marked with (No description available).
>   I want to contribute more descriptions: what I have to do?
>   I dowloaded the modconf_0.2.26.14.tar.gz, but I was unable to
>   figure out myself.

Could you file a bug with the new descriptions against modconf

> - Every time I load a module I get the:
>     Note: /target/etc/modules.conf is more recent than
>     /lib/modules/2.2.15/modules.dep
>   Debian 2.1 did not annoy with that. Is possible to fix it?

Same problem with depmod as above.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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