depmod is looking for non-existant file

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Fri Dec 15 06:24:22 PST 2000


You need to make sure you have the latest and greatest version of modutils.
They rearranged the module heirarchy quite a bit for 2.4.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: "ken_i_m" <ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.com>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2000 11:46 PM
Subject: depmod is looking for non-existant file


> Hey,
>
> I don't know what happened. I had 2.4.0-test12 booting fine. Trying to add
> networking it could not find my card. I opened the box up and found that I
> had compile support for the wrong NIC card in. So, I recompiled and now it
> hangs on booting the kernel.
>
> I went back into the chroot environment and tried:
>
> #depmod -a
> depmod: Can't open /lib/modules/2.2.14-5.0/modules.dep for writing
>
> Of course, it can't, the 2.2.14-5.0 directory does not exist. It is part
of
> the Red Hat file structure. Why is it looking for something it should not
> know about? More importantly how do I make it forget?
>
>
> I think, therefore, ken_i_m
>
>
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