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Re: [SLE] Let me ask a different way
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 13:14:03 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502221311420.7902@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Monday 2005-02-21 at 22:19 -0500, Harry Giles wrote:

> > Of course not, that file is not used for kernels of the 2.6 series. You have
> > to use /etc/modprobe.conf.local for your stuff.
> >
> >
> Then what is the purpose of etc/modules.conf?

As far as I know, nothing. Probably because some software expects it, but
the kernel ignores it. When I updated from 8.2 to 9.1, yast emptied it
completely, left it at zero bytes. Of course, if you double boot with
another kernel, that would be a reason.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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