Re: /etc/modules.conf and USB

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Fri Jun 16 2000 - 04:29:03 EST

On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 08:58:47AM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:

> man modules.conf. Look at the "before" and "after" options, they are
> designed for this sort of inter-module dependency when symbols alone
> will not do the job.

Does that work when modules are autounloaded one by one?

I remember a similar discussion about trying to get rid of the
parport_lowlevel alias, but it ended up that it was necessary:

above parport parport_pc

use /dev/lp0
autoload parport and then parport_pc
autoload lp

time passes, lp is unloaded
time passes, parport_pc is unloaded

use /dev/lp0: can't


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