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Old 10-29-2013, 03:55 AM   #1
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How to load a kernel module? modprobe not found


How can i load a kernel module when modprobe shows that .dep is not found ?
 
Old 10-29-2013, 05:44 AM   #2
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Depends on what you are trying to do.

You can always try "insmod".

And your topic wasn't precise - It isn't "modprobe not found", but "modules.dep" not found.

If you are adding an external driver to the system, after installing (and I would have expected the procedure to do this) the "depmod" utility is run to recreate the modules.dep file.
 
  


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