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Re: Installing a module



Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 May 2009 02:52, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>> Nigel Henry wrote:
>>> To autoload the tuner module at bootup, and as Fedora does not have
>>> an /etc/modules file (as debian has), try putting the line below
>>> in /etc/rc.d/rc.local
>> What kernel is Debian running? /etc/modules was replaced by
>> /etc/modprobe.conf or /etc/modprobe.d/* in newer the 2.6.x kernels.
>>
>> Mikkel
> 
> Hi Mikkel.
> 
> It's a different file I was referring to on Debian. It's simply named modules, 
> not modules.conf as was on FC1 with the 2.4 kernel. You can simply add the 
> names of modules you want to be loaded at bootup in /etc/modules on Debian, 
> as below.
> 
> 8139too
> tuner
> 
> Nigel.
> 
Oh - then I think you are talking about the /etc/sysconfig/modules
directory on later versions of Fedora. Again, you can have more then
one file in the directory - one for each device you are loading
modules for.

Mikkel
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