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Old 09-06-2003, 06:25 PM   #1
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Automating modprobe?

How can I get it so that my box automatically performs "modprobe usb-uhci" and "modprobe usb-storage"? It would really help, because then I can use my usb jumpdrive or whatever you want to call it, more easily. Plus, it would also allow my family to use it too, because they wouldn't remember how to do commands like modprobe....
Old 09-06-2003, 10:10 PM   #2
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what distro are you using?
you can add them commands to a startup file such as rc.local, or rc.sysinit for example, if they exist...
Old 09-07-2003, 01:28 PM   #3
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Sorry, forgot to say. I'm on Slack8.1
Old 09-07-2003, 08:30 PM   #4
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try putting these lines in your modules.conf

probeall usb-storage
probeall usb-uhci

Worked for me in Mandrake9...


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