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authorRobert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>2008-02-03 15:27:38 +0200
committerAdrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>2008-02-03 15:27:38 +0200
commit0cadfc09534033e2b9694bd2d226b5dcfebd6704 (patch)
treea814ba91815f46d6d89c341b5f09ef5bfb366477 /Documentation/debugging-modules.txt
parent3239c49cf14f866c0465eb88649c8bfdeba165be (diff)
downloadkernel-0cadfc09534033e2b9694bd2d226b5dcfebd6704.tar.gz
Documentation: Clarify when module debugging actually works.
Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/debugging-modules.txt b/Documentation/debugging-modules.txt
index 24029f65fc94..172ad4aec493 100644
--- a/Documentation/debugging-modules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/debugging-modules.txt
@@ -16,3 +16,7 @@ echo 'echo "$@" >> /tmp/modprobe.log' >> /tmp/modprobe
echo 'exec /sbin/modprobe "$@"' >> /tmp/modprobe
chmod a+x /tmp/modprobe
echo /tmp/modprobe > /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
+
+Note that the above applies only when the *kernel* is requesting
+that the module be loaded -- it won't have any effect if that module
+is being loaded explicitly using "modprobe" from userspace.