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Re: 2.6 modules search path



On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 10:22:32AM -0700, 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.

There is a bugzilla with fix (e.g. /updates/ are read first, the rest
afterwards, so put overiding modules under /updates/) at
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=125990

Packages at http://ATrpms.net/name/modutils/ contain this fix.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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