Can't locate module char-major-4

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Tue Feb 10 07:44:14 PST 2004


Chis, you need to add it to /etc/modprobe.conf since the new module
utilities don't use modules.conf. Here is a sample modprobe.conf you can
download
http://thomer.com/linux/modprobe.conf

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christian Lescuyer" <news2004 at goelette.net>
Newsgroups: lfs.support
To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 7:32 AM
Subject: Can't locate module char-major-4


> Hi,
>
> I'm installing 5.0 on a new machine. I've got these messages in
> /var/log/sys.log:
>
> Feb 10 16:10:10 maske modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module char-major-4
> Feb 10 16:10:50 maske last message repeated 4 times
> Feb 10 16:11:50 maske init: Id "1" respawning too fast: disabled for 5
> minutes
>
> (I've commented out entries 2-6 in /etc/inittab; I had the last message 6
> times, of course).
>
> I've added "alias char-major-4 serial" in /etc/modules.conf, to no avail.
> I've checked the kernel configuration, but I can't see what's wrong in
> there.
>
> Also, it seems I've lost the terminal (I'm usually using ssh).
>
> Any clues?
>
> Thanks
> Xtian
>
>
>
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