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Re: [FC2] Making added modules permanent



On Thu, 3 Jun 2004, Rodolfo J. Paiz wrote:

> At 02:46 6/3/2004, activecs wrote:
> > > >When a module such as "pcspkr" is installed using modprobe, how do I
> > > >make it permanent. I notice modules.conf seems to be replaced by
> > > >modprobe.conf if that makes any difference.
>
> How about simply adding "pcspkr" on its own line to /etc/modprobe.conf?
> That's what the file is for, after all... seems like the other solutions
> posted are reinventing the wheel.

Does that actually force the module to load?  I think I tried it in FC1
with a winmodem module and modules.conf and it didn't work.  My impression
was that modules.conf would only help locate the correct module to load on
demand.  (Now modprobe.conf may work differently...)

My solution was to add the modprobe command to /etc/rc.modules.  That
script is invoked by /etc/rc.sysinit for this purpose.

>
> Cheers,
>
>
>

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		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
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http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs




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