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On Sun, Dec 05, 2004 at 08:51:58PM +0000, Daniel Drake wrote:
> >I guess I don't see the need for why we have these modules.d files.
> >Anyone want to hit me with the cluestick for being not awake yet today?
> To provide default options when loading or autoloading modules. For
> example, I have the example in that file uncommented, and when I boot up,
> nvidia module gets autoloaded with those options I have specified. To be
> more specific, all of the /etc/modules.d/ files get aggregated into
> /etc/modules.conf when "modules-update" is run (every bootup).
> Bear in mind that I am simply automating/generalising a process that is
> already in place. Currently,
> /usr/portage/media-video/nvidia-kernel/files/1.0.6629/nvidia is copied into
> /etc/modules.d but I am trying to generate a mechanism to automatically
> generate this and generalise it so that other module ebuilds can use it too.
Ok, thanks for the explaination. Forgot about that "default options"
for modules stuff.
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