Re: [PARPORT] Backpack cd-rewriter

From: Shawn Koons (
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 17:22:41 EST

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    I tried to run modprobe and got the message:

    bash: modprobe: command not found

    Is there a way to add this program to my computer?

    When I "man modprobe", I get the manual for depmod which explains both
    modprobe and depmod



    farmer dude wrote:

    >Sorry for that
    >modprobe -d pcd
    >There is a correct order, you need the paride stuff
    >and the specific backpack driver. look at your kernel
    >source and therein it tells you which to use (bpck or
    >bpck6) depending upon version. I've got a 3 year old
    >backpack and bpck6 works for me.
    >--- Shawn Koons <> wrote:
    >>I am attempting to get my machine to recognize my
    >>Backpack cd-rewriter.
    >>I will attempt to give as much info as I can. Please
    >>accept apologies in
    >>advance if I give too much, or the wrong,
    >>*I use Tiny Linux, based on Slackware 4.0.
    >>*I have a Compaq LTE 5300 laptop P133 w/48 meg ram.

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