Re: More fun with modules and 2.1.72 kernel
On Thu, Dec 18, 1997 at 12:02:45PM -0500, David Z. Maze wrote:
> Now, the problem I'm having is with the printer driver. 'lpr foo.ps'
> causes lpd to access /dev/lp0. This loads the lp driver, which
> depends on parport. parport loads parport_probe, which looks for
> parallel port devices. It's rather unhappy because there are no
> parallel port drivers. So I have to manually load parport_pc before I
> can do anything else (actually, before I try to anything, otherwise
> the parport_probe and lp modules will hang). So the dependency graph
> looks like
> Is there any way to convince kerneld to load parport_pc before it
> loads lp, without overriding the default connection from char-major-6
> to lp? I want both modules loaded, but in a specific order.
Try changing the lp dependency in /lib/modules/2.1.72/modules.dep
should do it.
I suppose you have this right now:
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