Bug 116656 - modprobe fails if module is already loaded
modprobe fails if module is already loaded
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: modutils (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 116659
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Reported: 2004-02-24 03:39 EST by Alexandre Oliva
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-24 15:32:22 EST
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Description Alexandre Oliva 2004-02-24 03:39:05 EST
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Description of problem:
modprobe loaded_module used to succeed; not it fails printing an error
message.

The failure causes several start scripts to fail.

Could we perhaps restore the original behavior, introducing a
command-line option to get it to return a failure status if the module
is already loaded?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
modutils-2.4.26-5

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.modprobe any_loaded_module

Actual Results:  FATAL: Module sbp2 already in kernel.


Expected Results:  Success

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-24 12:15:27 EST
Please try 2.4.26-6; there was a fairly large module-init-tools update
there.
Comment 2 Alexandre Oliva 2004-02-24 15:00:22 EST
It's fixed in today's rawhide, thanks.  I should have waited one day
longer to file it ;-)

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