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Bug 51756 - Bad : rc.sysinit does not load modules
Bad : rc.sysinit does not load modules
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-08-14 16:02 EDT by Robert Franchisseur
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-07-24 15:14:11 EDT
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Description Robert Franchisseur 2001-08-14 16:02:37 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.19-6.2.1 i686)

Description of problem:
after upgrading to  kernel-2.2.19-6.2.7.i386.rpm  /etc/conf.modules becomes
/etc/modules.conf but /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit still looks at conf.modules and
modules are not 

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1. reboot

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-14 16:06:41 EDT
What modutils do you have installed?
Comment 2 Robert Franchisseur 2001-08-14 18:32:21 EDT

but if I replace conf.modules by modules.conf in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit it works
Comment 3 Robert Franchisseur 2001-08-15 11:41:59 EDT
I just discovered that mkkickstart also relies on conf.modules and *NOT*

white:/users/robert > mkkickstart 

device ethernet grep: /etc/conf.modules: No such file or directory
grep: /etc/conf.modules: No such file or directory

Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2004-07-24 15:14:11 EDT
I think all of the issues here have been cleared up (and we're on to
modprobe.conf). For forcing modules to load in Fedora Core, see bug

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