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Old 12-18-2004, 01:43 PM   #1
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how do I automate a modprobe at startup?

My new RAID controller requires me to run "modprobe 3w-xxxx" How do I make it so I don't have to run the command by hand? i.e., how do I automate it so it's loaded at startup?

I know I could put the command into an rc (rc.local?), but that seems kind of kludgey? I thought if you put the entry into /etc/modules.conf that did it, but apparently not.


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Old 12-18-2004, 02:40 PM   #2
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In SuSE, put it in /etc/init.d/boot.local, like so: /sbin/modprobe 3w-xxxx. Don't know where you'd have to put it in RH.
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Yeah, I should have mentioned that. This is on a RH9 machine.

is putting the modprobe command into /etc/init.d/rc.X the proper way to do this?


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