Re: [PARPORT] Jaz 2GB freezes machine on modprobe ppa

Tim Waugh (
Tue, 21 Dec 1999 15:14:44 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 20 Dec 1999, Serge Pineault wrote:

> This is where the machine freezes and where I have to use the
> reset button (CRL+ALT+DEL will not work). [The next entry in
> the /var/log/messages file is the restart line].

Really? Can't you switch virtual consoles? Does magic-sysrq work?

> Dec 19 15:02:00 24 modprobe: can't locate module block-major-8

alias block-major-8 sd_mod

(or update your modutils)

> Do I need a block-major line in conf.modules? Does the printer
> have to be disabled with printtool as well?

You needn't care about the lp driver (at least in theory).


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