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SubjectRe: 2.6.1: modprobe behaves strange
On Mon, 12 Jan 2004 21:11:52 +0100
detlef.grittner@t-online.de (Detlef Grittner) wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm using the x86_64 architecture branch and have simply copied the
> kernel into my configuration of a 2.4.21 kernel.
>
> I have the following lines in /etc/modules.conf:
>
> alias eth0 r8169
>
> alias snd-card-0 snd-via82xx
>
> With the 2.4.21 kernel everything worked fine, with the 2.6.1 kernel I
> get the following behavior:
>
> modprobe eth0
> (no error, but r8169 not loaded)
>
> modprobe r8169
> (module r8169 is loaded and works)
>
> modprobe snd-card-0
> (FATAL: Modul snd_card_0 not found)
>
> modprobe snd-via82xx
> (module snd-via82xx is loaded and works)
>
>
> I'm not really a kernel expert and so I have to ask:
> Am I right, that this could be a problem of the kernel?
> Is this the wildcard problem that was fixed in mm1?
> Should I try mm1 or where should I begin to search for the problem?
>
> Detlef
>

you have to install module-init-tools it has a modprobe that works with 2.6 modules. See Document/Changes under your linux 2.6 sorce
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