[lfs-dev] LFS Kmod issue

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Sun Jan 18 16:50:10 PST 2015

On 01/19/2015 01:36 AM, Олег Титов wrote:
> Dear LFS developers!
> Recently I've built my LFS/BLFS system in VMware Player environment up
> to running KDE desktop. And I got a problem when I decided to instal
> VMware tools to have convenient integration with host system: some
> modules of VMware tools failed to start.
> After some time spent on reading the internet, turning on logging,
> reading tools bootscript file, I finally found the problem: the
> bootscript was checking if a kernel module is loaded with /sbin/lsmod
> which was not installed. Latest LFS book recommends creating all Kmod
> Module-Init-Tools compatibility symlinks in /sbin , exept /bin/lsmod
> (I guess so regular users can check for loaded kernel modules without
> /sbin in their $PATH). May be one more symlink should be added to
> avoid such problems as was mine?
> Regards,
> Oleg

I can confirm the issue as I've hit it once. It should be no big deal to
add another symlink.

Note: My last name is not Krejzi.

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