[arch-general] On module blacklisting
dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat Jun 11 05:15:35 EDT 2011
On Sat, 11 Jun 2011 10:55:35 +0200
Philipp Überbacher <hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Tom Gundersen's message of 2011-06-11 02:22:56 +0200:
> > Hi Magnus,
> > On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 2:11 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> > > 1. As I read it, it's only blacklisting that's affected, is that
> > > correct?
> > Correct.
> > > So MODULES in rc.conf can in the future only be used to load
> > > modules at boot-up.
> > Correct.
> > > (Is there even a way to configure modprobe to
> > > load modules on boot?)
> > No (that's why we need to keep this in rc.conf).
> It was a lot nicer to have loading and blacklisting in one place though.
> I like Arch in part for the simplicity of its configuration and
> spreading out config files doesn't help.
> I also think that the Arch blacklisting semantics were better, but I'm
> not sure they actually worked as intended.
> Another thing, is it still possible to have the rc.conf network stuff as
> a one-liner or is this new format required? I just need to switch
> between dhcp and a static address from time to time and a one liner is
> more convenient to comment/uncomment.
it's bash you know.
you=can; define=variables; like=this
if you want everything on one line.
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