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Old 10-03-2005, 08:55 PM   #1
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No Modules loading at boot.


I have Slack 10.2, Kernel 2.4.31.

When I boot, it will go to PCMCIA and sometimes hang. Now, all of a sudden, when it hits hotplug, it goes through every line in modules.dep and says "unparsaple line" cciss (?) also gives an error. ndiswrapper -l says rt2500 driver present (no hardware detected - PCMCIA). When I do lsmod, nothing appears. What can I do to fix it?
 
Old 10-05-2005, 09:19 AM   #2
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Hi

I don't know if this will help but searching this forum found this.

and a search in google found lots of references to rt2500 problems, most revolved round not loading the module for the network card or the pcmcia socket. Try modprobe rt2500 as seen in this howto.

cciss are drivers for the Compaq Smart Array controllers which provide hardware RAID capability. Do you have/need this? If not add it to /etc/hotplug/blacklist.

I have neither of these so I have no first hand knowledge of either of these problems, but a quick search in google turned up these possible avenues of investigation.

Samac
 
Old 10-05-2005, 01:28 PM   #3
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Thanks.

I am still having trouble because it is not just the rt2500 with which I have a problem. Every module comes up "unparsable". when hotplug tries to load, it will literally go through every line in modules.dep, and give an error (....this takes about 5 minutes to run through). When it finnally finishes, I get a login prompt, I login as root, run lsmod and nothing is displayed except the column headers. No modules load..at all. I get the feeling something is corrupted somewhere, but what can I do to fix it?
 
Old 10-05-2005, 04:35 PM   #4
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I have no idea, but you could try making the rc.pcmcia startup script non-executable. If that is where the problem is; well, at least you know where the problem is. The file is found in /etc/rc.d, and being root you can issue the command chmod 644 rc.pcmcia to make it non-executable.
 
Old 10-05-2005, 04:41 PM   #5
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"it goes through every line in modules.dep and says "unparsaple line" "

Could you post your modules.dep?

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Old 10-05-2005, 11:20 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by jailbait
"it goes through every line in modules.dep and says "unparsaple line" "

Could you post your modules.dep?

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Here is modules.dep, dmesg and syslog. Need anything else? (lspci does show all hardware correctly)

thanks!


too big. I will post it here ->http://www.pyro.ws/linux/helpme.htm

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Old 10-08-2005, 04:23 PM   #7
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I'm still working at trying to solve this problem. Each boot takes about 5 minutes and results with no modules loading. While KDE wil still come up, most of my system's fuctionality is gone. Is there a way I can rebuild my modules.dep? How can I keep this problem from coming back in the future?

Thanks for your help!
 
Old 10-15-2005, 12:10 PM   #8
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/sbin/depmod -F/boot/System.map-kernel-version -b /lib/modules/kernel-version.
Does this situation persist from install or did it occur after a kernel upgrade?
Did you try building the latest kernel.org kernel yourself?

*Wrt your other thread, next time please use the "bump" function to get your thread back to the top of the forumlist.
 
Old 10-16-2005, 12:09 AM   #9
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one day it just "happened". I don't know why, it just did. I had a clean, full install running for a while. The only thing I can think of is LIRC. It was the most recent thing I installed. I was trying to configure it but it never detected my built-in IR port.

I was not aware there was a bump feature. Now that I am.... how would I do it?

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Old 10-22-2005, 05:26 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally posted by unSpawn
/sbin/depmod -F/boot/System.map-kernel-version -b /lib/modules/kernel-version.
Worked great, although I did not need the -b section. THANK YOU!!!!!!! :-)
 
Old 10-22-2005, 06:19 PM   #11
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After 24 hours without answers just post in the same thread asking if anyone can help you to solve the problem, that's called a "bump", your thread will go up again.

PS: I think it was 24 hours... read the rules just in case.
 
Old 09-25-2006, 04:39 PM   #12
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I have this problem, but it's occurring in my modules.usbmap file. Only a few lines seem unparsable, because it doesn't go through the whole file.

Unfortunately I don't know whats going on at this stage of the boot process.

The -b switch is also superfluous for me. It already looks at /lib/modules/$RELEASENAME.

Just can't get to the bottom of this. Any help appreciated.
 
  


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