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Re: (Sarge) Where is module loading controlled?

On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 08:50, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hi Svante!
> Well, 8139too is a network driver, agpgart the graphic card AGP
> driver, so you should not remove them.
I did not intend to remove loading of these, only the OSS audio modules.

> If you compiled a kernel on your own, just switch off the OSS modules
> in the configuration. If you don't know how to compile a kernel, then
> either learn it (it is worth the effort and not really rocket science)
> or as a quick hack, delete the oss modules from
> /lib/modules/yourkernelversion/... and execute 'depmod -a' to
> regenerate the dependencies.
> Anyone get a better idea?
The kernels I installed are Debian stock kernels: 2.4.25-1-386 from the
sarge CD, and later the 2.4.25-1-k7 kernel. Removing modules seem to be
a bit rough..

> > I cannot find anything in /etc/modules or /etc/modules.conf (except the
> > alsa modules). Where is the loading of these modules controlled?
> Fellow DD's, this sounds like hotplug?
> In the beginning, hotplug was supposed to load modules and do stuff
> for USB hotplug devices. Nowadays it automatically loads PCI modules
> as well (which IMHO causes a hell of a lot of confusion and unwanted
> stuff, also on my own machine), so I suppose that we should search
> here. Just try the solution above, if the modules are not present,
> anything can load them :-)
> Is anybody from the d-i team reading this? Maybe it would make sense
> to install ALSA by default anyway?
> Have a nice day,
> Martin

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