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Re: Installing a module



On Wednesday 06 May 2009 00:11, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> 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

I'll have to have a look at that tomorrow.

Nigel.


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