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Re: Why are modules and modules.conf not versioned?

(wtf is up with that `debian-devel @ lists. debian. org' header?)

Previously Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> wrote:
> > (As a side note, I guess I've always figured that if it's vital enough
> > to be in /etc/modules, why is it modularized in the first place? Yes,
> > for distribution kernels, sure, but once you start building you're own,
> > then why bother?)

/etc/modules is mostly a convenience thing, it should never really be
needed if you configure things in /etc/modutils/ properly. I use it
on occasion when I'm too lazy to figure out the proper alias name that
the kernel requests for example.


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