On Sun, Dec 05, 2004 at 05:31:49PM +0000, Daniel Drake wrote:
> As suggested by cyfred, I've written some code to allow /etc/modules.d
> files to be created automatically.
> I have attached an updated version of the nvidia-kernel ebuild that uses
> this, also the nvidia source had to be patched to export parameter
> descriptions (but any well written module will not require this).
> Here is the /etc/modules.d/nvidia file which gets produced (it has
> linewrapped in this mail, but hopefully you get the picture)
> # Configuration file for nvidia module
> # Internal aliases, do not edit
> alias char-major-195 nvidia
> alias /dev/nvidiactl char-major-195
Why do you need these? Aren't they automatically generated by depmod if
you put the correct code in the kernel module source code (see the
> # Configurable module parameters
> # For more details, see /usr/share/doc/nvidia-kernel-1.0.6629/README.gz
> # silence_nvidia_output - Silence output: 0 (default, verbose) or 1
> # NVreg_EnableVia4x - Enable AGP4x on VIA chipsets (default disabled)
> # NVreg_EnableALiAGP - Enable AGP on ALi1541/1647 chipsets (default
> # NVreg_NvAGP - Select which AGPGART is used if unspecified by X - 0
> (disable), 1 (use nvidia), 2 (use kernel), 3 (try 2 then 1, default)
> # NVreg_EnableAGPSBA - Enable AGP Side Band Addressing
> # NVreg_EnableAGPFW - Enable AGP Fast Writes (default disabled)
> # NVreg_SoftEDIDs - Enable dynamic generation of EDID info (default
> # NVreg_Mobile - Select Mobile registry key when SoftEDIDs is disabled - 0
> (auto, default), 1 (Dell), 2 (Toshiba), 3 (other), 4 (Compal/Toshiba), 5
modinfo also generates this automaticallly, with full strings, right?
Hm, your patch has that.
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?
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