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Re: not running depmod at boot time

Hallo Eduard,

Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Jörg Sommer [Sat, May 27 2006, 10:59:39PM]:
>> > 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.
> Causality?!

I've suggested that the kernel package and your packages run depmod in
the postinst script. Then the modules.dep* files be up to date after
every package installation. Or I'm wrong?

Regards, Jörg.
A red sign on the door of a physics professor: 'If this sign is blue,
you're going too fast.'

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