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Re: Problems with /etc/modprobe.conf

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 11:40:15AM -0500, Stephen Powell wrote:
> If the file /etc/modprobe.conf exists, then all the files in /etc/modprobe.d
> are ignored.  The Debian distribution prefers the second method, multiple
> files in /etc/modprobe.d, and all the official Debian packages are designed
> to use that method.
Are you sure about that?  I've used modprobe.conf for stuff like lirc.
If that caused modprobe.d to be ignored, I would have thought something
would have broken.  But my systems work fine like that (at least 3 of
them are like this -- all Lenny installs).


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