Bug 6067 - modprobe: can't locate module parport_lowlevel
Summary: modprobe: can't locate module parport_lowlevel
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5680
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernelcfg
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-10-18 20:54 UTC by shon
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-10-18 21:11:05 UTC

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Description shon 1999-10-18 20:54:07 UTC
Seems (full) fresh installs of RH61 forget to make an alias
in /etc/conf.modules aliasing parport_lowlevel to parport_pc
(or whatnot). Result: No /dev/lpx ports available for
printing. Message (see summary) in /var/log/messages
pointing to the obvious reason for this problem though.
Simply add this to /etc/conf.modules to fix the problem :
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc

Problem verified with other RH61 user who concurs on the

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-18 21:11:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5680 ***

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