[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#502704: Bug#502704: Bug#502704: Bug#502704: acpid is

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Sun Nov 2 08:51:04 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 02, 2008, Derrick Karpo wrote:
> The culprit appears to be inside initrd.  The 'init' script in the
> initrd image is setting MODPROBE_OPTIONS="-qb".  This cascades down
> through the init.d scripts and is picked up by /etc/init.d/acpid which
> fails.

 Ah right, forgot to update this bug; the culprit is initramfs which
 exports tons of stuff:

 I wasn't seeing this bug because I'm using upstart.

> I've tested both 'unset MODPROBE_OPTIONS' and 'MODPROBE_OPTIONS=""' in
> /etc/init.d/acpid and both methods work to start acpid when no modules
> are available.

 Cool, we'll apply this workaround then while we wait for either of
 initramfs or modprobe to be fixed.

Loïc Minier

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