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Old 08-24-2004, 11:32 PM   #1
jrdioko
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Question Removing a module


When I was setting up this laptop I installed a module to allow my winmodem to work, but I'm now using a LAN so I wanted to remove that module. I removed the modem driver package, but now on startup I get about 10 or 20 lines by insmod warning me that the module can't be loaded. Where should I look to find out what is telling the system to keep looking for it? Thanks.
 
Old 08-24-2004, 11:56 PM   #2
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this man page on modprobe should help i believe you want the -r switch
 
Old 08-25-2004, 12:19 AM   #3
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Check in any of the following files/directories:

/etc/rc.d
/etc/rc.d/rc.local
/etc/rc.d/rc.modules
/etc/modprobe.conf
/etc/modules.conf

There may be other places too, but this is what comes to mind right now
 
Old 08-25-2004, 01:20 AM   #4
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I do know about modprobe -r, but I'm looking to remove whatever is trying to load the module at startup rather than just get rid of it for one session (it isn't there anymore to get rid of anyway). I looked at the files mdg listed, but I don't see any mention of that module in any of those files. Any other ideas? The module is slamr and was loaded by slmodem, by the way.
 
Old 09-03-2004, 01:10 AM   #5
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I've slocated and greped every file I could imagine but I still have no idea what is trying to load this module at startup. If there's nothing in the previously mentioned files... what else can I try?
 
  


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