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Re: "FATAL: [...] modules.dep not found" messages at boot time

Quoth "Mumia W." <mumia.w.18.spam+nospam@earthlink.net>:
> Sebastian Tennant wrote:
>> I've recently built linux kernels 2.6.15 and 2.6.16 using make-kpkg,
>> and in both instances, although everything works fine, I am greeted
>> with a stream of error messages at boot time stating that the
>> modules.dep file is not found.
>> When building 2.6.16, towards the end of the make-kpkg command I
>> noticed the following message:
>>   depmod -q -FSystem.map -b /usr/src/linux-source-2.6.16/debian/linux-image-2.6.16 2.6.16;
>>   /bin/sh: depmod: command not found
>> [...]
> 1) Re-install depmod. Perhaps your depmod binary got corrupted or deleted.

Nope.  /sbin/depmod is where it should be and working fine.

> 2) Make sure you're booting with the kernel you think you're booting
> with. Perhaps you're booting with rather than 2.6.16.

2.6.16 is the kernel and /lib/modules/2.6.16/modules.dep is definitely
there, yet the stream of error messages at boot time persists:

"FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/2.6.16/modules.dep.  No such file or directory"

Thanks anyhow,


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