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Old 07-12-2005, 12:27 PM   #1
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Modprobe Issues


I was trying to remedy a debian linux laptop that is loaded with Prism II card. Upon card injection, debian automatically loaded orinoco_cs drivers (seen in lsmod). No matter how i tried to modprobe -r orinoco_cs/orinoco/yenta_socket/hermes, i would be prompted with, Device is Busy.

I've checked out /etc/pcmcia/hostap.conf and /etc/pcmcia/hermes.conf and modified the linksys entries to hermes.conf, however, orinoco is still loaded upon injection.

How can i unload orinoco and load the hostap drivers instead? Can it be automated infuture?

Old 07-12-2005, 12:33 PM   #2
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so youv checked your startup scripts and removed this module from loading? upon reboot, it still loads?
another way to unload modules is man rmmod

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