discover-modprobe.conf — configuration file for discover-modprobe(5)
is the configuration file for
, which is responsible for retrieving and loading
This file is a shell script, and as such is subject to a string variable
assignment syntax. No space is allowed between the variable name, the equal
(=) sign, and the value(s) assigned. If multiple values are to be assigned,
the list must be space-delimited with surrounding quotes.
Two directives can be used in this file: types
. Both can
be defined multiple times.
- This describes the classes of hardware that should be
scanned and queried.
- These modules should never be loaded. See the ``
Files'' section for details on the mechanism for generating these
- A crash file written and erased each time
discover-modprobe attempts to load a module. If the file lingers,
the computer is assumed to have crashed while loading that module, and the
module name is added to discover-modprobe.conf as a module to skip
in the future.
discover-modprobe(8), modprobe(8), discover(1)