[CentOS] question on modprobe.conf

Tue Jul 6 19:19:59 UTC 2010
Robert Nichols <rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net>

On 07/06/2010 01:54 PM, Jerry Geis wrote:
> I download the RHEL 6b2 and noticed the modprobe.conf
> was no longer present.
> I used modprobe.conf to place "options" for ethernet drivers
> like which order to install the drivers. e1000e before forcedeth -
> things like that.
> Anyway - seems like that file is no longer present.
> what is the "future" way to handle driver options?

Similar content is now broken up into separate .conf files in directory
/etc/modprobe.d so that individual packages can now have sole ownership
of a file rather than trying to pack all their parameters into a single,
hard to maintain file.

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