[lkml]   [2003]   [May]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
SubjectRe: 2.5.70-mm2
Andrew Morton wrote:

>Boszormenyi Zoltan <> wrote:
>>I am testing it now with your two extra patches.
>>I started vmware but I don't notice it now. Everything is snappy.
>>The system is a RH9 with upgrades. The latest errata kernel still
>>stops for seconds sometimes and vmware (and rsync between two drives
>>for that matter) makes a noticable performance impact. With .70-mm2,
>>I can still work on other things and not wait for other things to
>>finish first.
>OK, thanks.
>>However there are problems: Basically, the autoload fails.
>>My eth0/eth1 (both use 8139too) are down.
>>The iptables modules do not load so the iptables service is failing.
>>When I modprobe the needed modules, the things start working.
>Make sure that you've correctly enabled the "Kernel Module Loader" in the
>"Loadable Mudule Support" menu.

From my .config, you can see it was enabled.

>And read the readme file in mudule-init-tools carefully. You need to build
>the /etc/modprobe.conf file with all the aliases in it. It takes a bit of
>fiddling, but demand-modloading does work.

OK, I read it's FAQ, and the answer for the first question helped.
Attached is a small patch against RH9 /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.
This solved most of my problems.

>>E.g. named can be started after I modprobe capabilities. I brought up
>>named for example because the kernel logs messages for this one:
>>process `rndc' is using obsolete setsockopt SO_BSDCOMPAT
>>process `named' is using obsolete setsockopt SO_BSDCOMPAT
>That's OK. It's just the kernel spamming the application developers ;)

OK. :-) However, "modprobe capability" is still not automatic.
What is the alias line for capability? I can't figure it out myself.
Perhaps it's not supported configuring capability
It's definitely allowed...

>This is a bug in rpm. It can be worked around with:
> alias rpm='LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 rpm'

Thanks for the answers.

Best regards,

--- rc.sysinit~ 2003-05-30 10:45:01.000000000 +0200
+++ rc.sysinit 2003-05-30 10:45:01.000000000 +0200
@@ -357,7 +357,7 @@

-if ! LC_ALL=C grep -iq nomodules /proc/cmdline 2>/dev/null && [ -f /proc/ksyms ]; then
+if ! LC_ALL=C grep -iq nomodules /proc/cmdline 2>/dev/null && [ -f /proc/modules ]; then
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:35    [W:0.029 / U:0.868 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site