module is not loaded when in /etc/modules, but can load it by hand

robert rottermann robert at redcor.ch
Sun Dec 21 15:14:54 UTC 2014


Hi there
I just compiled my very first linux module..
I can load it using insmode, but it is not found during the boot process
also modprobe does not find it

this is what I did:
mkdir -p /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/drivers/n_gsm
cp n_gsm.ko  /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/drivers/n_gsm

and aded a line
n_gsm
to /etc/modules

are there more steps I need to execute?

thanks
robert





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