Bug 6067 - modprobe: can't locate module parport_lowlevel
modprobe: can't locate module parport_lowlevel
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5680
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernelcfg (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-10-18 16:54 EDT by shon
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-18 17:11:05 EDT
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Description shon 1999-10-18 16:54:07 EDT
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 17:11:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5680 ***

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