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Re: [SLUG] Weird module behaviour - SuSE 7.2
- To: Grant Byers <messiah777@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Weird module behaviour - SuSE 7.2
- From: DaZZa <dazza@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Aug 9 14:13:02 2001
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Grant Byers wrote:
> > What I'm trying to find out is WHY this won't work on bootup? I've
> > manually added the insmod command to boot.local so it runs now - but I
> > shouldn't have had to do that.
> Hi Dazza,
> I don't have a cd-writer, but try this..
> Grab your device numbers and add an alias to /etc/modules.conf
> ie. ls -l /dev/hdd
> brw-rw---- 1 root root 22, 64 <date> /dev/hdd
> So it's a block-major-22-64 :-
> alias block-major-22-64 ide-scsi
> now depmod -a to update
> OK, now whenever something wants to access this device, it should be
> automatically loaded.
Thanks for that, but I've just stuck the appropriate insmod line into
All I have to remember is to update it when I recompile the kernel. :-)