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SubjectRe: Module loading on demand
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On Saturday 22 February 2003 14:43, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> I note that with "new modules" modules no longer seem to load as needed
> but must be loaded by hand or explicitly in modprobe.conf.
> I have just been bitten by this trying to build a kernel (loop needed to
> be loaded by hand) and using a VFAT format ZIP drive partition, where
> mount didn't load the vfat module.
>
> Is there some trick to making modules useful again?

I don't know if this is your solution, but for some reason I have to do
echo "/sbin/modprobe" > /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
to get automatic loading to work.
IIRC, this proc entry points to /bin/true by default for some reason, for 2.5
kernels.

--
cheers,
Bart

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