[ILUG] Problem Loading a Module on Boot
paul at clubi.ie
Thu Jul 29 17:18:15 IST 2004
On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, Conall O'Brien wrote:
> I have also tried to compile the module into the kernel, but since
> Red Hat Enterprise 2.1 runs a 2.4.9 patched kernel, newer drivers
> such as the aic79xx module are in the addons section, not in the
> scsi section, so despite my best attempts to ensure the Adaptec
> module is loaded first, it never is.
Odd.. usually the initrd would take care of loading modules required
for accessing local disks.
See man mkinitrd, or mkinitrd --help.
A quick fix for the emulex problem is to just put 'modprobe <emulex
module>' in /etc/rc.d/rc.local, or specify --with=<emulex module> to
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