[wellylug] help on modutils

Lyndsay Mountfort lyndsaym at paradise.net.nz
Fri May 21 09:52:56 NZST 2004


Thanks Richard

I did try it that, I thought, and when it didn't work I got carried away 
looking at all the modutils stuff. But in fact I must have got the 
module name wrong (maybe reversed the asus and acpi parts. Because now 
it works!

Thanks again

Lyndsay

Richard Clark wrote:

>>Hi
>>
>>Can anyone help me with the correct syntax for loading a module at boot 
>>time using modutils. The various manpages tell me where to put the 
>>module reference (in a file under the /etc/modutils/ directory) but not 
>>what the syntax is, or maybe I'm being thick. All the files I have in 
>>that directory use the alias syntax - this appears to provide a 
>>reference to the loaded module under a different name.
>>
>>I want to load a module called asus_acpi, If I use
>>
>>modprobe asus_acpi
>>
>>from a root console it loads successfully and performs as expected.
>>    
>>
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>Just checking, I assume there's some reason you don't want to just put a line
>containing "asus_acpi" in /etc/modules ?
>
>Richard.
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