After an install of Winston Beta-3 on an Ultra5 (128MB, 8GB IDE disk), during boot I get:
modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-4
Sorry, I don't remember the context lines; I'll fill this in tomorrow.
*** Bug 9783 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
IIRC, it's triyng to open a serial device that it can't tell
isn't there, so it tries to load a serial module, even though serial
is compiled into the kernel.
We could alias char-major-4 to off, I suppose.
FWIW, the context is just after "Checking for new hardware" (i.e., kudzu). It
This is really a modutils thing, and yes, we probably should alias
char-major-4 to off, since we're unlikely ever to make serial
modular -- that would interfere with serial console, among
done in 2.4.6-1.
actually, nix that. marking as wontfix.