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Bug 114268 - Irda doesn't start on kernel 2.6 because of /etc/modprobe.conf.dist
Irda doesn't start on kernel 2.6 because of /etc/modprobe.conf.dist
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: modutils (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-01-25 15:28 EST by Péter, Soós
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:41 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.4.26-3
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Last Closed: 2004-01-29 02:47:19 EST
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Description Péter, Soós 2004-01-25 15:28:36 EST
Description of problem:
If you configure irda stack via /etc/sysconfig/irda by giving the
proper serial port, irattach does not start on kernel 2.6 besause of
it unable to load tty-ldisc-11. The problem caused by a mistyped line
in /etc/modprobe.conf.dist:
alias tty-ldisc-11 irtty

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure irda
2. Try to start it
Actual results:
Irda does not start:

Expected results:
Irda starts.

Additional info:
You should to change the line in /etc/modprobe.conf.dist
alias tty-ldisc-11 irtty
alias tty-ldisc-11 irtty-sir
because of the name of the driver was changed.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-01-29 02:47:19 EST
Fixed in 2.4.26-3.

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