Losing modules

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Sat Sep 17 14:29:35 UTC 2005

Dave Mielke writes:
> [quoted lines by Jan and Bertil Smark Nilsson on 2005/09/17 at 15:51 +1000]
> >when I try to activate the speaker typing "depmod 
> >pcspkr", I lose the function of several modules, such as sound, network 
> >and the ability to access vfat. Needless to say the the PC speaker hasn't 
> >been activated.
> Use modprobe rather than depmod. Using depmod to install modules wouldn't work
> because that's not what the depmod command does.
And, to make it permanent, add the pcspkr mod to your initrd.img.
Instructions can be found in the speakup Modified INstallation HOWTO:


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