rcS vs rc.sysinit and a question about kerneld

Eric LAGALISSE BackDoor at wanadoo.fr
Wed Mar 6 13:53:06 PST 2002


jeroencoumans at gmx.net (Jeroen Coumans) wrote in 
news:200203062218.57244.jeroencoumans at gmx.net:

> On Wednesday 06 March 2002 22:04, Eric LAGALISSE wrote:
>> I'm little confused about this question :
>>
>> Why lfs use rcS (debian ?) instead of rc.sysinit (SysVinit !) ?
>> I'm asking that because i was trying to insert kerneld startup in my
>> brand new lfs box that didn't start it automatically ;-)
>> Why lfs-book suggest to install modutils if we didn't launch kerneld
>> ? I now lfs allow us to build our own linux box but i think also that
>> modules are a great things for all of us .... not so easy to
>> configure if kerneld isn't started. Maybe i'm wrong.
> 
> kerneld is depracated in kernel > 2.4. You don't need it anymore, since 
> the kernel takes care of this itself if you set it up that way (and why 
> shouldn't you?) Just enable modules and auto-loading of modules in your 
> kernel config.
> 

Of course i enabled modules & auto-loading but ... my ethernet card still 
need a /etc/modules.conf and inside of it an entry eth0 tulip to work at 
startup so that's why i tried to use kerneld. Did i forgot something ?
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