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Re: Kernel weirdness



Cristian Ionescu-Idbohrn said on Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 09:57:34PM +0200:
> With all due respect for the our kernel maintainer, Herbert Xu, throwing
> up all those ide-driver modules (on a scsi only box, or anywhere else) is
> IMHO insane :(
 
The IDE modules were there before, on your SCSI only box.  They didn't hurt you
then, they don't now.  

> At least provide some sort of hook one could use to cleanup that module
> jungle. Ideally, automatic detection of what is usable ('cat /proc/pci |
> grep -i ide' or lspci?) and removal of the useless junk, would be an
> elegant solution to this problem.

Well, if you really care, you can run this after boot:

modprobe -r $(lsmod | grep unused | cut -f1 -d' ')

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