> Hi all...
> I'm getting several error messages regarding modules when I boot up my
> linux system, and I've been unable to figure out why or how to fix them.
> The exact error messages are as follows :
> Oct 4 03:47:40 modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-10
> Updating module dependencies for Linux 2.0.30:
> Can't locate module lp
> Can't locate module slip
> Can't locate module ppp
> Starting PCMCIA services:
> PCMCIA module directory /lib/modules/2.0.30/pcmcia not found.
> INIT: Entering runlevel: 3
> Going multiuser...
> Starting kerneld, version 2.0.0 (pid 53)
> Oct 4 10:47:42 modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-4
> Oct 4 10:47:42 modprobe: Can't locate module net-pf-5
> Mounting remote file systems...
> Starting daemons: syslogd klogd portmap inetd lpd mountd nfsd
> Starting sendmail daemon (/usr/sbin/sendmail -bd -q15m)...
> Loading the iBCS module...
> Cannot open /lib/modules/misc/iBCS.o
> Running gpm...
> I guess it starts off with the modprobe being unable to locate
> char-major-10, and from there is unable to locate the lp, ppp, slip and
> various other modules. I don't know why it would be looking for a slip
> or pcmcia module as I haven't enabled them when I recompiled the kernel,
> and I compiled ppp directly into the kernel, not as a module. I talked
> to someone who suggested deleting the contents of the /lib/modules/2.0.30
> directory which I did, it did get rid of some error messages regarding
> "module symbols not match my linux 2.0.30" (I think that's it or
> something similar too". I've done a "make module", "make
> modules_install" but it doesn't install any of the above modules. Any
> help would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks in advance....
looked at your /etc/rc.d/rc.modules file to see if it is trying to load those
missing modules? You rc.modules file could be out of sync with your kernel
since If you've built those drivers into the kernel and now the are no longer
compiled as modules.