Re: 2.5.47bk2 + current modutils == broken hotplug

From: Gerd Knorr (
Date: Thu Nov 14 2002 - 05:41:54 EST

> The question is whether to force an /sbin/hotplug change to use the
> module alias mechanism, or generate the modules.*map files at "make
> modules_install" time to avoid breakage. I'm leaning towards #2, but
> I haven't written it yet (should be simple).

Doing that at modules_install time doesn't work for external drivers
(which are _not_ in the kernel tree) ...


You can't please everybody.  And usually if you _try_ to please
everybody, the end result is one big mess.
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