punkrockguy318 at comcast.net
Thu Sep 29 20:52:17 CDT 2005
Dmitriy Kropivnitskiy wrote:
> Maybe I am mistaken about the causes, but still, my system couldn't
> load the nvidia module until I manually ran depmod -a on it.
> I will try to investigate the causes further and report any findings.
> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
>>On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 08:59:48PM -0400, Dmitriy Kropivnitskiy wrote:
>>>One of the strange things happened to my breezy (installed from colony 4
>>>from scratch). Possibly this is a known bug, but I couldn't find it.
>>>The nvidia modules are supposed to be dynamically built on startup, and
>>>they are (I have the module in the volatile directory). Unfortunately it
>>>that depmod is called before the modules are generated, so modprobe
>>>cannot find them. Running depmod and modprobe manually after boot
>>>results in the module being successfully loaded. I hope that this issue
>>>will be fixed by the time breezy is released. Thanks to all the
>>>developers for great work.
>>The modules are built by rcS.d/S15linux-restricted-modules-common and then
>>depmod is run at rcS.d/S20module-init-tools.
I've had this same behavior.
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