kerneld , kmod - missing

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Tue Jun 27 07:28:00 PDT 2000


You also need to set the proper proc entry to get kmod to work.

echo "/sbin/modprobe" > /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Richard <Richard at reika.demon.co.uk>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 7:31 AM
Subject: Re: kerneld , kmod - missing


> > My kernel has modules and kmod configured,
> > The latest modutils tarball has only an option to
> > enable the older kerneld which should be replaced
> > by kmod.
> > 
> > Where / How do I get kmod?
> cd /usr/src/linux
> make menuconfig
> 
> inside: loadable modulesupport
> you will find: kernel module loader
> That is how to enable kmod
> 
> Do not forget, after make bzImage:
> make modules
> make modules_install
> 
> The next problem is depmod -a
> You want to run this when your new kernel is running,
> after / is mounted read/write, before any modules are
> needed, each time you change/add any modules.
> 
> I have an extra script to do this on each boot up, even
> though the modules do not change that often. This means
> that the first boot will not work properly if any modules
> were needed before the / partition was mounted
> read/write. If you can solve that problem, please tell me.
> 
> You may also need /etc/modules.conf
> See /usr/src/linux/Documentation/modules.txt,
> 
> Richard
> 
> 
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