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SubjectRe: Why kernel 2.5.58 only mounts / (not home etc)
Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> On Sat, 18 Jan 2003 16:48:44 -0800 (GMT-08:00), Alessandro Suardi wrote:
> >As I reported in the same thread as the breakage of modules in 2.5.59,
> > module autoloading doesn't work for me since 2.5.58. Using Rusty's
> > module-init-tools 0.9.8 or 0.9.9-pre. Same utils work flawlessly under
> > 2.4.21-pre3.

[snip]

> If you're running a RedHat system, you'll also need the following
> patch to /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit. Without it the kernel's modprobe and
> hotplug functionalities will be disabled by rc.sysinit.
> --- /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.~1~ 2002-08-22 23:10:52.000000000 +0200
> +++ /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit 2003-01-14 03:04:57.000000000 +0100
> @@ -334,7 +334,7 @@
> IN_INITLOG=
> fi
>
> -if ! grep -iq nomodules /proc/cmdline 2>/dev/null && [ -f /proc/ksyms ]; then
> +if ! grep -iq nomodules /proc/cmdline 2>/dev/null && [ -f /proc/modules ]; then
> USEMODULES=y
> fi

Indeed, I'm running a RedHat 8.0 and this change to rc.sysinit brought me
up and running again. Thanks !

--alessandro
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