> > >That being said, the modutils toolchain should able to cope with modules
> > >which are symlinked to other modules for back-compatibility reasons.
> > Using 'alias' in modules.conf would be a better idea.
> Yes, but that requires 'modprobe' and not a bare 'insmod', no?
Right. The user-visible frontend should be only "modprobe" anyway.
> Dave is concerned about breaking people's ability to switch between 2.2
> and 2.3 kernels with the same /etc/*. Adding an 'alias 3c575_cb 3c59x'
> to conf.modules would cause modprobe to fail if one booted back to 2.2?
"alias autofs autofs4" does the same. What about a weak aliasing
facility for modprobe? Use the alias if present, then try the original
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