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Re: why do I need to do a modprobe huchicoochi dance?



On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 21:28 +0100, Ziga Mahkovec wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 15:06 -0600, Brian Millett wrote:
> > > > I am running rawhide.
> > > > I just noticed that the usb flashdrive does not get mounted, or
> > > > anything.  It is because none of the modules are loaded for usb storage.
> > > > I do not know which system this would apply to.  HAL?  HOTPLUG?
> > > > initscripts?
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=146189
> 
> The latest rawhide updates seem to have taken care of your problem.  But
> judging from the error you got:
> 
> > Jan 25 11:52:39 localhost modprobe: WARNING: Error inserting scsi_mod
> > (/lib/modules/2.6.10-1.1109_FC4/kernel/drivers/scsi/scsi_mod.ko):
> > Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)
> > Jan 25 11:52:39 localhost kernel: scsi_mod: Unknown parameter `'
> 
> and Dave's message [1], I believe it's likely the error will pop up
> again in the future.  The upstream kernels got picky about module
> parameters, so you might want to get rid of these warnings (which I
> suppose you're still getting).  I've seen cases where a single trailing
> space in /etc/modprobe.conf prevented the kernel from loading a module.
> 
> [1] http://diary.codemonkey.org.uk/#20050116
> 

Wow.  All I can say is wow.

I had in my modprobe.conf the following: (note space at end)

'options scsi_mod max_luns=10  '

I did have this commented out, but I have been getting that strange
error message for a while.

Thanks a lot.  It is a good 'gotcha' to look for from now on.

--
Brian Millett - [ Sofie Ivanova / Susan Ivanova, "Eyes"]
"Only one way out. Only one way."

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