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

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Wed Feb 20 22:54:37 UTC 2008

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


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