[QUESTION] pcmciautils : Is rules-modprobe necessary?

Dominik Brodowski linux at dominikbrodowski.net
Sat Nov 28 11:53:40 EST 2009


On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 08:15:10PM +0900, Komuro wrote:
> Hi, 
> Even if I remove the rules-modprobe below from 
> /etc/udev/rules.d/60-pcmcia.rules,
> pcmcia card driver is loaded properly (for example, pcnet_cs)
> Is rules-modprobe necessary?
> # modprobe $env{MODALIAS} loads all possibly appropriate modules
> #SUBSYSTEM=="pcmcia", ENV{MODALIAS}=="?*", \
> #                RUN+="/sbin/modprobe $env{MODALIAS}"

Well, it can be handled generically for all subsystems (e.g. it seems to be
handled by /lib/udev/rules.d/80-drivers.rules on my Ubuntu installation).
However, I'm not sure whether this is the default on all udev installations.


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