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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 7:13 PM
> To: rhl-beta-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: modules.conf and new modtils? (broken?)
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 05:58:44PM +0200, Pavel Rozenboim wrote:
> > > 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. 
> 
> Well, as I said, it's not working with the old kernel either. 

That's strange - it worked find for me with 2.4 kernels.

> There's no man
> page for that file -- is it the same format?

It's similar, but there are differences. You can't use conditional
statements there, but all the aliases should work. I couldn't find any
documentation about it.

> 
> -- 
> Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        
> <http://www.mattdm.org/>
> Boston University Linux      ------>                
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