[BusyBox] bug#1214: modprobe doesn't

Pascal Schmidt pleasure.and.pain at web.de
Tue Sep 11 13:06:37 UTC 2001

On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Adam Slattery wrote:

>> modprobe.c just calls insmod without looking for a modules.dep for any
>> preloads. NFS compiled as a module should load sunrpc, then lockd, then
>> nfs for example. I placed a modules.dep on the fs, and modutils modprobe
>> does that, but busybox modprobe does not.
> Very true, but this isn't a bug. It's a missing feature so this should
> probably be downgraded to wishlist.
What's the difference between insmod and modprobe without modprobe using
modules.dep? That's the main difference between insmod and modprobe from

Ciao, Pascal

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