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SubjectRe: USB printer and scanner modules don't load automatically in linux-2.6.0-test10
In article <>,
Meinhard E. Mayer <> wrote:
| I don't know whether I am supposed to ssend this to any of you or the
| general list.
| I have been using -test9 and -test10 for a while and noticed that the
| modules for my connected USB printer and scanner did not load
| automatically during boot (as they do in kernel-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl
| (Fedorea-SC1) or other versions of 2.4.22).
| The alternatives were to enter
| sudo modprobe usbpr
| sudo modprobe scanner
| or to compile the drivers into the kernel (which I ultimately did).
| I could not figure out the correct format for the new /etc/modprobe.conf
| to remedy this; I also compiled the soundcard-driver into the kernel
| since the test9 kernel.

Before demand loading can work you need to put the path to the module
loader program in /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe (from memory). Yes, that
makes booting a portable kernel using initrd more complex...
bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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