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Old 02-03-2004, 08:33 PM   #1
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Memory Stick Problems, can't detect module sg?

I've been trying to get my Memory Stick to work (I have a Sony Desktop Computer) and I've been running into some trouble. I read that I need to have both generic scsi and usb-storage loaded for it to work. modprobe usb-storage worked perfectly, however I can't get the scsi module to load. At first I didn't know what it was but I searched on Google for awhile and found that modprobe sg loads the scsi module. I tried that but I get

root@onizuka:ynadji$ modprobe sg
modprobe: Can't locate module sg
However, when I do locate for sg

root@onizuka:ynadji$ locate sg
Doesn't that mean I have the module? Or am I loading the wrong module, etc. I'm running the bareacpi kernel off of Slackware 9.1. I heard it wasn't too much of a problem, and I got my USB working (had a conflict with ACPI, but that's all behind me now) so I'm pretty sure there aren't any conflicts with ACPI itself. Any ideas?
Old 02-04-2004, 06:44 AM   #2
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Generic scsi is built in to slackware kernels (as opposed to built as a module).
Old 02-04-2004, 08:27 AM   #3
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once you connect your device and run "dmesg" you should a heap of usb related scsi messages, already having loaded the relevant bits. even usb_storage *should* be loaded automatically for you.
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and the module would be called sg.o (unless it's gzipped) anyway.
that sg.h is just a header file for defining function calls.


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