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Thu Feb 26 09:34:18 PST 2004

On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Declan Moriarty wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 07:13:11PM -0600, Albert enlightened us thusly
> ><snip>

> 2 things that help are
> 	man modules.conf
> 	/usr/src/linux/Documentation/devices.txt
> The former gives you some of the Greek needed to make up a modules.conf,
> the latter all the numbers and what they mean. Modules.conf is very
> accepting of generic  or device names. The thing after alias can be a
> char-major number, a device name, or a slot (e.g. sound-slot-0 addresses
> a chip which actually is on the motherboard in this box).

Other useful refs:


which refs kmod.txt, modules.txt, scsi.txt. Keep in mind that there is a
lot of no-longer-accurate test in some of these, but the basic
foundation it provides should be helpful.

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