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

Bill Nottingham notting at
Thu Feb 21 17:00:47 UTC 2008

Jeremy Katz (katzj at 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.


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