Kernel Module load problem

Prateek Saxena thisisprateeksaxena at
Mon Sep 9 10:51:25 EDT 2013

I think /etc/modules.conf is what you are looking for. Use it to add your
modules configuration.


On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 8:09 PM, Tushar Dave <tushdev at> wrote:

> Hi Prateek,
>                  I want to know if there is a config file which has
> entries for the modules that the kernel loads at runtime .How does the
> kernel know which device has been connected and which kernel module to
> load.There has to be some kind of mapping between them.
> Thanks for the prompt reply,
> Tushar Dave
> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 3:11 AM, Prateek Saxena <
> thisisprateeksaxena at> wrote:
>> If you are just trying to get the phone work I suggest that you recompile
>> the untainted kernel and check if it loads. Also, trying to figure out why
>> it wont connect without a list of changes is difficult.
>> Regards,
>> Prateek
>> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 12:45 AM, Tushar Dave <tushdev at> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>     I am facing an unusual problem.I have a ubuntu PC with 11.10
>>> installed on it and it has a driver called cdc_ether.ko.Now when I connect
>>> a mobile phone to the PC the driver does not get loaded automatically.I had
>>> made a lot of changes in the udev rules earlier and then replaced it with
>>> the default one ( I had kept it as a backup).Earlier the phone used to
>>> connect properly and the driver got loaded automatically and I also used to
>>> see  a new interface on doing an ifconfig but now that is not the case.I
>>> think I have changed some settings in my Ubuntu PC which has lead to this.
>>> Any suggestions
>>> Thanks
>>>  Dave
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