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Old 11-05-2002, 01:45 AM   #1
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Question A question about modules and insmod...


I was just wondering if it is possible to use insmod from outside of the /sbin folder? Or do I have to copy any modules into the /sbin folder everytime I want to install a module?

Thanks very much.
Old 11-05-2002, 02:24 AM   #2
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No just move over to your /sbin folder and type in
./insmod <whatever>
( this is what I do )
My os is redhat 7.3
Old 11-05-2002, 02:59 AM   #3
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For me you can just run insmod whereever you are, just type 'insmod' but yeh what Peingune said will do aswell....

Old 11-05-2002, 04:48 AM   #4
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I can't do it :-( I need to go into the sbin directory and type ./insmod in order to install a mod. Sh** that's a great thing to install modules from anywhere. I need to buff up on some more reading ( and it never ends ).


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