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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
Subject: Re: linux-mod addition: modules.d file generation
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 08:59:11 -0800
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.
	
thanks,

greg k-h

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