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RE: modules.conf and new modtils? (broken?)



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Miller [mailto:mattdm mattdm org]
> Sent: Thu, July 24, 2003 4:35 PM
> To: rhl-beta-list redhat com
> Subject: modules.conf and new modtils? (broken?)
> 
> 
> I installed the new modutils packages from Arjan's web page 
> as part of an
> attempt to try out 2.6-test on my Vaio U101. The new kernel 
> doesn't work
> very smoothly, but that'll get worked out sooner or later. 
> More alarming,
> though: suddenly, the sonypi driver didn't work under the 
> *old* kernel.
> 
> A bit of investigation shows that when the module loads, the 
> parameters in
> /etc/modules.conf are being ignored -- including the very 
> important one
> which sets the device minor number. GIving the parameters to insmod
> manually works fine. WHat's going on here?

/etc/modprobe.conf file is used with 2.5 kernels. 




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