Tons of noob FC7 Questions!
Mikkel L. Ellertson
mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Tue Jul 17 18:09:03 UTC 2007
David Frascone wrote:
> I'm most recently a Ubuntu user, who recently switched to FC7. But, I
> have some questions that I can't seem to find answers too:
> 1) How do I automagically add modules? I need to modprobe uinput to get
> my fingerprint reader working. Right now, I'm doing it in rc.local.
> But, I assume there is a better way to do it, ala /etc/modules in debian
You can ether use /etc/modprobe.conf or create a file in /etc/modprobe.d
> 2) Unsupported yum repos? Are there unsupported repos out there that I
> can use to get bleeding edge software? Right now, I'm missing some
> things like afio and mondo rescue.
If you look in /etc/yum.repos.d, you will see *-development.* repo's
listed. If you enable them, you will get the "bleeding edge"
packages, instead of the stable packages. There are also some added
repos that are not installed by default that can add functionality.
(Lvida, ATRPMs, FrechRPMs, etc...
Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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