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I know that a lot of people had problems finding modprobe which was mostely due to an unconfigured $PATH. This time however I logged into a machine (Linux mymachine 2.6.32-6-pve #1 SMP Mon Jan 23 08:27:52 CET 2012 i686 GNU/Linux with root rights) and modprobe wasn't found at all. This are the steps I have taken so far:

- which modprobe => no results 
- locate modprobe => no results
- my $PATH = /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:
- find / -name "modprobe*" => /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
- cat /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe => /sbin/modprobe
- /sbin/modprobe => no such file or directory

Ass you can see no modprobe at all. Does anyone else has a suggestion/ sollution so I can use modprobe?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Found it already myself. Just had to install module-init-tools again... aptitude install module-init-tools

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Update for 2016, debian Jessie

(re)install kmod package

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