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* Mark Knecht <markknecht@...> [120406 11:40]:
> To me it looks safe to emerge -C kmod and then emerge
> module-init-tools if you want to go that way. I'd do an equery files
> kmod and carefully study what you're getting with that package, or
> else push a bug request up to that package maintainer for providing a
> modprobe that's not 100% compatible.
> Good luck,
udev-182-r2 and dracut depend on kmod.
So if the OP hasn't masked them then he needs kmod.