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Re: autoloading sg driver during boot



Am Mi, den 13.04.2005 schrieb Aleksandar Milivojevic um 22:48:

> Probably something trivial, but can't seem to find solution (other than 
> placing "modprobe sg" in /etc/rc.local).
> 
> I attempted something like this in modprobe.conf:
> 
> alias char-major-21 sg
> 
> (and also char-major-21-* variant)
> 
> The problem is, there are no /dev/sg* entries in /dev when machine 
> boots.  They are created by udev when "sg" driver loads.  Chicken and 
> egg problem.  Kind of.  So the above lien in modprobe.conf does not 
> really work.
> 
> So....  the question is, is there any way to instruct udev to create 
> /dev/sg* nodes (so that applications can access it and trigger auto 
> loading of sg driver)?  Or instruct system to autoload sg module during 
> boot if there are any SCSI devices, which would trigger udev to create 
> /dev/sg* nodes?  Other than placing "modprobe sg" in /etc/rc.local.

Isn't the module (and all other SCSI modules you need) included in the
initial ramdisk image?
 
> Aleksandar Milivojevic <amilivojevic pbl ca>    Pollard Banknote Limited

Alexander


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