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From: "Marvin Stodolsky" <>
To: "Stian Ellingsen" <>
Subject: Re: Stian Ellingsen, Norway kernel
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With respect to the failure of:
# modprobe  snd-intel8x0m
to force prior loading of snd-intel8x0 , I confirm  the problem.

But none of us have the expertise to work on this dependency problem.
The issue should go to the kernel list.  In earlier kernel versions,
this co-loading certainly occurred.

scanModem maintainer

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 9:24 PM, Stian Ellingsen <> wrote:
> I did this scan about two weeks ago. It seems to still be a new case as
> of scanModem 2008_08_21, but I'm not able to do a new scan as I don't
> currently have access to the computer in question.
> The modem works, but only if the module snd_intel8x0 is loaded before
> snd_intel8x0m. Without any custom configuration, these modules seem to
> be loaded in random order. The following command fixed the problem:
> echo "install snd_intel8x0m /sbin/modprobe snd_intel8x0; \
> /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd_intel8x0m" >>/etc/modprobe.conf
> Another problem is that the modem becomes completely unresponsive after
> hanging up for the first time. I've worked around this by restarting
> slmodemd before dialing, and it works fine that way, but I would like to
> see it properly fixed in the software.
> Stian Ellingsen

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