Bug 7783 - depmod -a failing after 6.1 install
depmod -a failing after 6.1 install
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-12-13 02:25 EST by Simon Csaba Endre
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-09 16:25:51 EST
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Description Simon Csaba Endre 1999-12-13 02:25:11 EST
I have installed the RH 6.1 linux. On the first boot I saw the following
error:

conf:1: missing argument

can't open

When I tracked down I saw that the depmod -a was generating this error
message.

The modules.dep file was not created!

With strace depmod -a >log 2>&1 the following open command give the error

open("",O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_TRUNC,0666)=-1 ENOENT (no such file or
directory)
Comment 1 Simon Csaba Endre 1999-12-15 08:42:59 EST
After I removed the first line form conf.modules the depmod -a no more failed.
The install program put the following lines in the conf.modules:

alias cdu31a
options cdu31a cdu31a_port=0x340
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-09 16:25:59 EST
This is fixed in the latest version of the installer available in RawHide.

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