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Re: remove unwanted modules

On Wednesday 21 September 2005 11:03 am, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 10:22:00AM -0500, Mike Dobbs wrote:
> > to not add eth1394 I added this line into /etc/modprobe.conf :
> > install eth1394 /bin/true
> If you create /etc/modprobe.conf you disable the use of /etc/modprobe.d
> which is what debian uses.  This is not a good idea.
> Make your changes in a new file under /etc/modprobe.d instead.
> Also the common way that I know of ti disable someting is to either
> blacklist it from discover/hotplug (so you can still load it manually if
> you want to), or do 'alias eth1394 off' in a modprobe.d/ file.
> Len Sorensen

But that still doesn't get to the issue of how mkinitrd decides which IDE 
modules should be included when set to only include dependent modules.

Any insights?

Joel Johnson

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