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Re: modutils stops me dead:)

On Thu, 17 Sep 1998, Colin Telmer wrote:

> I just recently did an upgrade an hour ago (last one was a week ago) which
> installed a new version of modutils (new upstream release). After a
> unfortunate necessary reboot (had to momentarily lapse to a Windoze user),
> X hung up and went into loop when I rebooted (I run xdm). On further
> investigation, I found that the module for my psmouse was not being loaded
> and then discovered that when /etc/init.d/modutils called
> /etc/init.d/kerneld to run, it exited silently due to 
> test -f /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe || exit 0
> /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe doesn't exist on my machine. Should it? It
> didn't before IIRC, is this a new thing? The lines from
> /etc/init.d/modutils seems to me to say if this file doesn't exist, start
> kerneld, but if this file doesn't exist, /etc/init.d/kerneld. 

The above sentence ended abruptly:) Should have read "/etc/init.d/kerneld

> However, I
> could easily have things backwards because I am in a rush to do some other
> work tonight which needs X, so I temporarily stuffed all my modules in
> /etc/modules and commented the auto line. Is this a bug? Sorry if this
> seems rushed, but I don't have the time to investigate further but thought
> I should bring this up. Feel free to ask for more info if needed. Cheers.
> --
> Colin Telmer, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
> <mailto:telmerco@telmer.com>
> <http://www.telmer.com>
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Colin Telmer, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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