Problems with kernel updates needing non-kernel changes
cebbert at redhat.com
Thu Mar 22 18:22:31 UTC 2007
Jeremy Katz wrote:
>> 2) some modules may now work that were broken, but they need
>> new options, like snd-hda-intel which now works on my acer
>> notebook if "probe_mask=1" is added to the module options.
> This is just a case of broken drivers. Having to manually
> (modprobe.conf counts :) specify a module option to make a driver work
> means that the driver is broken -- these things _have_ to be
> auto-detected. Punting it to the user just isn't practical or
But don't we do that now? Doesn't Anaconda know about options needed
for certain hardware and put them in modprobe.conf at install time?
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