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Re: Make modules for non detected hardware automatically load at boot (udev?)



On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 12:00 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Jeremy Katz (katzj redhat com) said: 
> > On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 22:54 +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > > I've been working on some improvement for the lm_sensors init script and then I 
> > > realized that all this script does is load a list of kernel modules, where the 
> > > list comes from a config file generated by sensors-detect.
> > > 
> > > Thus I wondered if there wasn't some location where sensors-detect could drop a 
> > > file with a list of modules, and then have them automatically loaded at boot by 
> > > something (I guess by udev). Then the initscript could go away entirely.
> > 
> > See /etc/sysconfig/modules.  Example packages using it from my laptop
> > are kvm, thinkfinger and xen
> 
> kvm at least really shouldn't - those modules have enough information
> that there should be a way to get them automatically loaded.

There's modalias stuff for cpu flags?

Jeremy


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