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Old 07-19-2004, 04:57 PM   #1
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i lost my modprobe.conf

hi ol

when i type "generate-modprobe.conf /etc/modprobe.conf"
he generate it, but he just write in the files :"can't get old version of modprobe.conf"

my problems appears after update debian 2.4 to 2.6.2 and install modules-init-tools 3.1 (many times...)

usb mouse or graphic card use modules ???

So, they are loaded because all is ok...

i need some help pls
Old 08-11-2004, 01:12 PM   #2
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modprobe.conf was done away with for the latest version of module-init-tools. if you google, I'm sure you'll find out more about that. If you have older packages which need it, it will be sufficient to simply do:

rm -f /etc/modprobe.conf
touch /etc/mofprobe.conf

but I suggest you first try

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

as this may solve your problem.

Your usb mouse requres (among others eg properly configured modules for your system) USB_HID (HID=human interface device). Check you have this.

Your graphics card driver will be model-dependent. No-one can help you unless you tell us what it is.



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