On Tue, Apr 25, 2000 at 11:50:00PM +1000, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Olaf Titz wrote:
> > "alias autofs autofs4" does the same. What about a weak aliasing
> > facility for modprobe? Use the alias if present, then try the original
> > name?
> Ask and ye shall sort-of receive. Keith's words:
> :Try this
> :probe eth0 3c575_cb 3c59x
Unfortunately, a line like `probe autofs autofs4 autofs' will put
modprobe into an endless loop if autofs4.o is missing (it looks up
`autofs' recursively, until the stack overflows). My workaround is:
probe autofs autofs4 autofs-alias
alias autofs-alias autofs
but IMHO this should be fixed in modprobe.
-- Michael "Tired" Riepe <Michael.Riepe@stud.uni-hannover.de> "All I wanna do is have a little fun before I die"
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