Bug 33123 - incomplete info in "modprobe" man page
Summary: incomplete info in "modprobe" man page
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: modutils
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-03-25 18:03 UTC by Ben Levenson
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-25 18:03:15 UTC


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Description Ben Levenson 2001-03-25 18:03:12 UTC
modutils-2.4.2-5

There is an incomplete paragraph in the man page:
STRATEGY
...
Each  time you compile a new kernel, the command make modules_install 
will create a new directory, but won't change the _____<--fill in the 
blank.

When you get a module unrelated to the kernel distribution you should  
place  it  in  one  of  the version-independent directories under 
/lib/modules.
...

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-07-06 23:29:27 UTC
Fixed in 2.4.6-1.


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