kmod: failed to exec modprobe?

Sergey Ostrovsky sostrovsky at
Tue Nov 28 19:29:13 PST 2000

Tijmen Stam wrote:

> Oh... I found out the problem: kmod reads the location of modprobe
> from /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe (I thought), and it tells
> /sbin/modprobe, while it's really in /usr/modprobe. So in the next LFS
> shoud be menthione either
> - echo "/usr//sbin/modprobe" > /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe  (this should
> happen everytime at boot time, before any other progs

Well, that's your fault. Do not configure a package with --prefix=/usr
unless explicitely told.
I know what I am talking about - I once did to modutils the same ...

Sergey Ostrovsky.

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