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Old 06-26-2003, 12:34 AM   #1
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Question .conf files.

Could someone please explain to me the history, concept, rational and typical usages of .conf files, especially modules.conf.


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Old 06-26-2003, 12:39 AM   #2
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Can't do all that, but I can say that .conf files are configuration files and that modules.conf configures the modules that are loaded on demand. Kind of auxilary kernel elements. lilo.conf configures your boot loader if you use LILO. Etc. You just open them up in a text editor and edit them to say what you want so they do what you want.

It's like an .cfg or .ini file in DOS or Windows, if you come from that background.


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