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

On Fri, 8 Nov 2002 00:18:09 +0100, Wichert Akkerman
<wichert@wiggy.net> wrote:
>/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.

Boot-floppies drop the name of the selected network card in there to
have the module loaded, so I'd call /etc/modules pretty vital for the
current mode of operation in Debian.


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