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SubjectRe: modutils 2.1.121 breaking autoloading of 2.0.x modules?
Ben Kosse wrote:

> While I have no concerns about this on one of my home machines, I'm finding
> myself very wary of upgrading another to 2.2.0pre kernels because of this
> problem. It seems that modutils 2.1.121 did something that keeps the modules
> from autoloading. I noticed this first when GPM failed to start and then I
> couldn't dial-up to my ISP because the serial port module hadn't loaded. I
> tried a complete kernel rebuild of 2.0.36 to no avail and decided to "give
> up" and go with 2.2.0pre and above.
> Anyway, just wondering if anyone else has noticed this glitch.

I've noticed this with vanila Slackware 3.6 (which ships with modutils-2.1.121
and kernel 2.0.35).

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