Re: unnecessary loaded modules
On Sun, 2005-03-06 at 09:36 -0800, Paul J. Lucas wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Mar 2005, Eric Gaumer wrote:
> > Firewire and CDROM. They are probably loaded by hotplug.
> Firewire I could understand, but the CD drive is built-in to
> the machine, so it's not like it can be hot-(un)plugged.
Don't take the name 'hotplug' too literally. The purpose of hotplug is
to automagically load the drivers for your hardware.
> > I assume you use your CDROM? Just because they currently don't have a
> > reference count doesn't mean they aren't used.
> The machine has a CD drive in it, but, short of installing a
> new distro off CD, I will never use the CD drive. (This is a
> server machine.)
If you don't want hotplug to do its job for some drivers, you can
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