Re: Can't find modules - but they work
Quoting Glyn Millington (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, email@example.com wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 10:10:40AM +0100, Glyn Millington wrote:
> >> On boot up I get messages relating to several modules eg
> >> lp modprobe can't locate module lp.....
> >> ppp modprobe can't locate module ppp
> > When you rebuilt your kernel, you built these things into the kernel
> > instead of keeping them as external modules, but modules.conf didn't
> > get told about it, so your system is still trying to load the modules
> > it no longer needs. I just ignore it, but you should be able to get
> > rid of the messages by updating the files in /etc/modutils/ and then
> > running update-modules.
> Great! Many thanks for this - its been puzzling me for some time. Can I
> add another question - how _should_ modules.conf be told about it?
You've probably got modules listed in /etc/modules that you no longer
need as you've built them in. This file got written when you
originally installed Debian, and must be maintained manually.
/etc/modutils/modules.conf can contain all sorts of redundant info
without any noticeable effects.
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