Udev and module autoloading

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 21:47:49 UTC 2004

On Sun, 22 Aug 2004 14:11:07 -0600, Ivan Gyurdiev <ivg2 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> Here is a confused user's question:
> I was wondering what it is that I need to write in modprobe.conf to get
> my devices to work on Linux. What exactly is supposed to go in that file
> has been a mystery to me for years for some reason.
> So here's the problem: my printer doesn't work, and X doesn't start.
> That's because the modules lp and nvidia do not autoload. I am using
> udev (the default config file shipped in rawhide), and I have the
> following in modprobe.conf.

I bet if you look, your sound modules arent being autoloaded either
anymore. Mine aren't

-jef"finally starting to enjoy using rawhide, not that things are
breaking... the last few weeks of rawhide have been BORING"spaleta

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