[BusyBox] modultils for 2.6?

Patrick Huesmann tricknology at gmx.de
Mon May 3 12:21:10 MDT 2004


DHollenbeck wrote:

> busybox modprobe for 2.6 is broken in 1.00-pre7 thru 1.00-pre10 and 
> possibly earlier.
> I have been unable to get busybox modprobe to work on 2.6
> I went to the non-busybox (full blown) version of modprobe and it 
> works fine, no other changes.  So I think modprobe is either broken or 
> needs to be configured in a specific way that I have yet to discover 
> and is not sufficiently documented.

I suspect that busybox modprobe doesn't pass the full module path to 
insmod. If you issued "modprobe foo", for instance, standard modprobe 
would parse modules.dep and call "insmod /lib/modules/2.6.5/bar/foo.ko" 
or something like that. I think that busybox modprobe simply calls 
"insmod foo".


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