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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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