[QUESTION] pcmciautils : Is rules-modprobe necessary?

Komuro komurojun-mbn at nifty.com
Sun Nov 29 06:42:04 EST 2009


>> 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.

You are right. Thanks,

Best Regards

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