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RE: [linux-lvm] Can't locate modules when running vgscan



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Heinz Mauelshagen [mailto:mauelsha ez-darmstadt telekom de]
> Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2000 12:34 AM
> To: cshelton indiana edu
> Cc: mge ez-darmstadt telekom de; linux-lvm msede com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Can't locate modules when running vgscan
> 
> 
> 
> Because the LVM library scans for a bunch of devices heading 
> to find disks,
> the module loader tries to load the corresponding modules in 
> case the drivers
> for these devices dont exist in the kernel.
> 
> In your case block-major-48 for eg. corresponds to the Mylex 
> DAC960 driver
> which you probably dont have in your system.
> 
> Basically you can either just ignore these messages _or_
> you can change /etc/conf.modules (or /etc/modules.conf) and
> set the value in the last field to "off" to avoid them.

This needs a lot time too, if you have a lot of modules configured in the
kernel. A faster way is:
	cd /sbin && mv modprobe modprobe.old && ln -s /bin/false modprobe
But you should know what you are doing ....



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