Bug 245568 - zero-length modules.dep after calling modprobe
Summary: zero-length modules.dep after calling modprobe
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: module-init-tools   
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Version: 6
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jon Masters
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
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Reported: 2007-06-25 14:06 UTC by Isamar Maia
Modified: 2008-04-26 01:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-26 01:35:13 UTC
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Description Isamar Maia 2007-06-25 14:06:21 UTC
Description of problem:

Everytime modprobe command is called, the file
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/modules.dep size goes to zero-length and
I am obligated to call "depmod -a"

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

I am using FC6 with module-init-tools 3.3-0.pre1.4.17
The only particularity is that I did a re-spin of original FC6
to build a single CD FC6 installation. 

How reproducible:

modprobe <any-module>

* SELINUX is disabled
* /etc/modprobe.d/ has default files

I did a workaround making a "chattr +i" to the modules.dep file.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

modules.dep file size is being zeroed after modprobe call.

Expected results:

Additional info:

Please, let me know if necessary any other information.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 07:26:17 UTC
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