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Re: 2.6 modules search path



Tim Fenn wrote:
I recently upgraded to FC2, and everything has been working fine.
however, I'd like to try out some experimental v4l modules.  I can
install them fine in /lib/modules/2.6.6-1.435/v4l, but modprobe still
insists on using the stock modules in
/lib/modules/2.6.6-1.435/kernel/drivers - is there a way around this
other than overwriting the stock modules?  I remember in the days of
modules.conf, one could use "path[toplevel]=/dir/to/stuff"
declarations, but from what I understand of modprobe.conf, this isn't
possible (yet?) in the 2.6 series releases.

Hi Tim, try this: rename the stock modules and then run # /sbin/depmod -a

Cheers,
Hannes.



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