HEADSUP: problems loading modules? solution inside

Ruslan Ermilov ru at FreeBSD.org
Thu Aug 12 10:44:32 PDT 2004

On Thu, Aug 12, 2004 at 10:34:26AM -0700, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> Sorry, as it was pointed out, I forgot to include HEADSUP in the subject
> line.  Here it is again.
> Thanks to Ruslan Ermilov (ru@) for discovering the fix for the problem of
> loading modules.
> The entry from UPDATING:
>         Module loading has been fixed.  Some older installations will
>         drop proper module_path initialization and modules will fail to
>         load properly.  If you have a line in /boot/loader.rc that says:
>         "initialize drop", do (i386 only):
>                 cp /usr/src/sys/boot/i386/loader/loader.rc /boot/loader.rc
>                 chown root:wheel /boot/loader.rc
>                 chmod 444 /boot/loader.rc
Also applies to AMD64 and PC98 users.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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