kerneld , kmod - missing

Michael Konrad mkonrad at syr.edu
Tue Jun 27 08:36:13 PDT 2000


Tom,

    Which script did you put this in?

Thanks,
Michael


"Thomas T. Veldhouse" wrote:

> 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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