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Bug 7783 - depmod -a failing after 6.1 install
Summary: depmod -a failing after 6.1 install
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-12-13 07:25 UTC by Simon Csaba Endre
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-09 21:25:51 UTC

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Description Simon Csaba Endre 1999-12-13 07:25:11 UTC
I have installed the RH 6.1 linux. On the first boot I saw the following

conf:1: missing argument

can't open

When I tracked down I saw that the depmod -a was generating this error

The modules.dep file was not created!

With strace depmod -a >log 2>&1 the following open command give the error

open("",O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_TRUNC,0666)=-1 ENOENT (no such file or

Comment 1 Simon Csaba Endre 1999-12-15 13:42:59 UTC
After I removed the first line form conf.modules the depmod -a no more failed.
The install program put the following lines in the conf.modules:

alias cdu31a
options cdu31a cdu31a_port=0x340

Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-09 21:25:59 UTC
This is fixed in the latest version of the installer available in RawHide.

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