On Apr 7, 2005 8:14 PM, Conor Wynne <weeboy at conorwynne.com> wrote:
>> Hmm, bit confused with this debian stuff, I look inside modules.conf,
> which tells me not to edit it, but rather to edit /etc/modutils instead.
> However, none of the files in the directory mention ide-generic!
>> Its a bit annoying I must say, need to rtfm.....
Well, any files you put in /etc/modutils get included into modules.conf
If you want to add lines to /etc/modules.conf, then create a new file
in /etc/modutils containing the lines you'd like added. Then run the
and it will regenerate /etc/modules.conf, using the files from that
directory, including your addition. If nothing else, at least this
makes it easier to see what you've added and remove it later if you
However I think that for the newer kernels (2.6.x) the place for
settings like this is in the /etc/modprobe.d directory (you'll have
module-init-tools installed at that stage), and there's no
intermediate generation step required.
I can sympathise with the difficulty of adapting to Debian. I use
Debian all the time, but I installed Fedora Core 3 recently (by
request) and found it kind of tricky to make my way around in it.
It's not that it's _so_ different, but it's certainly different enough
to slow you down.
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