Bug 67086 - Module "off" is a special case
Module "off" is a special case
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-06-19 15:53 EDT by Pete Zaitcev
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Description Pete Zaitcev 2002-06-19 15:53:18 EDT
Description of Problem:

When installing kernel 2.4.9-34, the following message appeared:

No module off found for kernel 2.4.9-34

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How Reproducible:

Always with /etc/modules.conf

Steps to Reproduce:

Have the following entry in the /etc/modules.conf:

alias scsi_hostadapter off

Actual Results:

/boot/initrd-2.4.9-31.img is not created

Expected Results:

The initrd image created with no error messages.

Additional Information:
[zaitcev@elanor zaitcev]$ cat /etc/modules.conf
# Let's hope this works right.
alias eth0 3c59x
alias eth1 3c509
# Nothing is connected, prints a lot of stupid messages
alias scsi_hostadapter off
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
#alias usb-controller usb-ohci
Comment 1 Erik Troan 2002-06-19 22:41:42 EDT
fixed in CVS; I need to make some more updates to mkinitrd before building a
new package

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