Re: [modules] modprobe 1.3.69k broken with options keyword

Bjorn Ekwall (
Wed, 22 May 1996 08:08:31 +0200 (MET DST)

Darren J Moffat wrote:
> I've just upgraded from modules 1.3.57 to 1.3.69k and modprobe appears to
> be broken wrt the options keyword in /etc/modules.conf
> I have the following line to load the sbpcd module:
> options sbpcd sbpcd=0x630,LaserMate
> which works fine with modprobe from modules 1.3.57, and also if I just use
> insmod from modules 1.3.69k (not via modprobe).
> using modprobe from 1.3.69k (via kerneld) the 0x630 gets passed along to
> sbpcd as 0x101A6E6.
> I haven't tracked down what modprobe is to the options line yet but it's
> screwing with it some how.

No problem seen here... "modprobe -v" shows the expected line.
Also, modprobe doesn't actually _do_ anything with these options,
except saving them and then adding them to the insmod command line.

Please try to recompile and reinstall (I'm using gcc-2.7.2 b.t.w.).