Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 127748
generate-modprobe.conf cannot find old version of modprobe Giving up.
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:46:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
Running /sbin/generate-modprobe.conf after updating from FC1 to FC2
doesn't work: next message is issued:
Cannot find old version of modprobe. Giving up.
It seems absurd dat /sbin/generate-modprobe.conf asks the old version
of modprobe since this script is intented for configuring a file under
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC1
2. modify /etc/modules.conf for adding some modules (for the Smart
Link modem v.gr.)
3. Upgrade to FC2 with Anaconda
Actual Results: A lot of modules are missing in etc/modprobe.conf
Expected Results: The modules present in /etc/modules.conf (kernel
2.4 under FC1) should be transferred to /etc/modprobe.conf (kernel 2.6
under FC2) in the way sbin/generate-modprobe.conf do (when it's working).
I'm not sure anaconda is using the script
/sbin/generate-modprobe.conf, but when the system is upgraded from FC1
to FC2, it whould be useful to sbin/generate-modprobe.conf to work
Did you have a modprobe.conf before upgrading? If so, entries will not
I think the mistake I did was to upgrade from FC1 to FC2 with the CD
of FC1, instead of using a new version af Anaconda.