On Oct 31, 2003 at 10:13, Robert P. J. Day in a soothing rage wrote:
i asked about this once upon a time, but don't recall seeing
a solution, and there's nothing in bugzilla about it.
given FC3 and a 2.6 kernel, how does one run
/sbin/generate-modprobe.conf to generate the new modules
if you try it, the script fails saying there's no "modprobe.old"
command, which is true. this may have worked when folks manually
upgraded their "modutils" RPM and had both the new and old versions
of those commands around, but it clearly fails now under FC3.
This is from the
READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY, OTHERWISE YOU MAY DESTROY YOUR OLD UTILS!
1a) If you want to install in /sbin:
make moveold (if installing for the first time).
"make moveold" renames the old insmod, modprobe, rmmod and lsmod to
insmod.old, modprobe.old, rmmod.old and lsmod.old, and the matching
3) If running for the first time, you might want to convert your old
modules.conf to modprobe.conf:
You can get the tarbol from:
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