Re: Loading kernel modules at startup
Ooh! modconf! It wasn't installed (how would I know?).
When I tried to install modules, it complained that modprobe.conf wasn't
there. So I created an empty modprobe.conf and was able to install the
modules (which caused problems with X, so I deleted it again). Was that an
In any event, I'm much further ahead than I was before. Thanks.
----- Original Message -----
From: "s. keeling" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 02:00
Subject: Re: Loading kernel modules at startup
> Incoming from John Van Lierde:
> > I'm trying to get lm_sensors working. I'm at the point where it works
> > manually load the modules:
> > modprobe i2c_sensor
> > modprobe i2c_piix4
> > modprobe w83781d
> > and I can read temperatures and voltages and everything.
> > But I'm absolutely baffled as to how to get the modules to load
> > automagically at boot. There are a bunch of utilities (some apparently
> Run modconf (as root) and turn them on.
> Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
> (*) http://www.spots.ab.ca/~keeling
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