[arch-general] wireless driver broadcom b43 random success or failure

Mauro Santos registo.mailling at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 18:28:36 UTC 2016

On 10-04-2016 18:27, Kenneth Jensen wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 11:50:44 -0500, Doug Newgard wrote:
>>> Second, what is /etc/modules?
> This literally takes less than a minute to google.
> According to https://kernel-handbook.alioth.debian.org/ch-modules.html :
> "If some modules are not loaded automatically by udev, but you would like
> them to be loaded during boot, it is possible to force it by listing the
> names of the modules in /etc/modules. This will be scanned for the names of
> the modules (one name per line), which will then be loaded using modprobe.
> For example, a typical /etc/modules might look like:
> loop
> sbp2"

You may want to refer to this page for guidance

>> Third, the >> redirection happens as a regular user, regardless the
>> `sudo`, so the command wouldn't work (even if /etc/modules existed).
> Redirection will work as expected if logged in as root.

There is no point in using sudo if logged in as root is there, so the
remark is valid.

Mauro Santos

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