Re: modutils and 2.4.0-test6-pre1

From: Petr Vandrovec (
Date: Wed Aug 02 2000 - 04:14:27 EST

On 2 Aug 00 at 9:48, Keith Owens wrote:

> You reported a problem with modutils for 2.4.0-test6-pre1, depmod was
> scanning all of the new build symlink. Running my own tests I cannot
> reproduce this, unless I have a path entry for /lib/modules/`uname -r`
> in /etc/modules.conf. I am guessing that either you or Debian added
> that path to modutils or modules.conf. Can you confirm this? The
> output from "modprobe -c | grep path" will show all the paths.
> I need to know why your system is running the symlink before I can
> decide how to fix this problem.

I was thinking about this too - but I did not find anything unusual...


Well, now I see it... path[video]=... comes from very old times
when modprobe did not search /video, and 'video' was appended
automagically in path[] entries. Sorry for confusion,
it was very old configuration mistake revealed by 'build' symlink :-(
                                                    Petr Vandrovec

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