[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] initscripts-2011.06.1-1

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Wed Jun 1 08:54:48 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 2:51 PM, Leandro Inacio
<carvalho.inacio at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 09:38, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> A new initscripts package is in testing.
>> Please test and signoff.
>> Big changes:
>> 1) We gain support for iproute2, and net-tools is now optional (thanks
>> to Dave Reisner). If you don't update your rc.conf, everything should
>> work as before (using net-tools), pleas shout if it does not.
>> 2) MOD_AUTOLOAD is deprecated (always leave it set to "yes")
>> 3) blacklisting modules in the MODULES array is no longer supported,
>> use modprobe's native blacklisting instead (see 'man modprobe.conf').
>> An announcement will be made about this before moving to core.
> Since you are removing many of the references of modules in rc.conf (like
> blacklist and MOD_AUTOLOAD), why do not you remove MODULES array and leaves
> everything to modprobe.conf do this tasks?

modprobe.conf can not be used to autoload modules. It can only apply
options, or blacklist modules from being loaded. Otherwise it would
have been a good idea :-)



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