tward at bright.net
Mon Dec 17 00:03:31 EST 2001
Dave what is to be confused? Typically, when updating the kernel and kernel
modules I don't have to edit the /etc/modules.conf.
The reason is that the modprobe line probes for the module that matches the
Merely build the new modules and install them, and they should work on
----- Original Message -----
From: Dave Hunt <wx1g at mediaone.net>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2001 10:37 PM
Subject: Re: rebuilding kernel
> Thanks for answering; now, I'm hopelessly confused.
> On Mon, 17 Dec 2001,
> Geoff Shang wrote:
> > On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, Dave Hunt wrote:
> > > Another query:
> > >
> > > does "make modules_install" update "/etc/modules.conf"? If not, I put
> > > the aliases in as I configure?
> > No, it doesn't. Since the modules specified in that file aren't (or
> > shouldn't be) version specific, you should only have to edit this file
> > the files under /etc/modutils, depending on your distribution), only
> > you're adding them for the first time. And depending on what they are,
> > might not have to do it at all.
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