[arch-general] hwdetect with kernel upgrade?

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Mon Feb 2 23:26:44 EST 2009

Shridhar Daithankar wrote:
> Hello,
> A long time ago, I posted that with kernel upgrade, the module insertion hangs 
> till I hit enter.
> I ran hwdetect and updated the modules array, sans the standard acpi modules 
> and it now works reliably every time. It can boot unattended now.
> AFAIK, the module-names and functionality is prone to changes from kernel to 
> kernel. Should we automatically run hwdetect or advise users to check it in 
> case of kernel upgrade?

I thought you can do this already by setting MOD_AUTOLOAD="yes" in your 


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