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Re: not running depmod at boot time

Hello Eduard,

Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Marco d'Itri [Sat, May 27 2006, 11:29:32AM]:
>> > > This is not a choice, every package which installs modules must run
>> > > depmod or they will not be available until a reboot.
>> > Yes. But no package (besides maybe module-init-tools) should ever run
>> > depmod at boot time. This all started because several packages do run
>> They do it at install time if they install modules.
> No, they don't. At least my packages call it only if `uname -r` ==
> target version. When you drop the depmod run, and someone installs a new
> kernel together with accompanying module packages and only THEN reboots,
> the modules.dep* files won't be updated.

Why the kernel does not run depmod? Either the modules package or the
kernel package is the last one. Marco had explained in one of his mails
how to run depmod for a kernel version != `uname -r`. Why this does not
work for you?

Good night, Jörg.
Du hast keine Chance--also nutze sie.

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