[arch-dev-public] [announcement draft] New module-init-tools changes modprobe configuration file location

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 18 19:07:37 EDT 2009

Allan McRae schrieb:
> Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> The new module-init-tools 3.8 package changes the location of the 
>> configuration file: /etc/modprobe.conf is no longer read, instead 
>> /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf is used. Files without a .conf suffix in 
>> /etc/modprobe.d are ignored now.
> I think that they are not ignored this release, but a warning gets 
> printed about them every time a module gets loaded.  So how about:
> Warnings are now printed about files without a .conf suffix in 
> /etc/modprobe.d as these will no longer work with the next release.  
> This will generate a lot of output on bootup if .pacsave files are left 
> in this folder.

Too long, how about "Files in /etc/modprobe.d without a .conf suffix 
will be ignored in the future."

I noticed the warnings too, so will anyone else.

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