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authorLucas De Marchi <lucas.demarchi@profusion.mobi>2012-03-30 13:37:16 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-03-30 16:03:15 -0700
commit970e2486492aa1eb47a436a5a4c81e92558986a9 (patch)
tree5c321b58b536695b513f21b9b8d5431f0db88ac5 /Documentation/serial
parent096015236df46c64be8b86e41fd4e28522e5f7e5 (diff)
downloadlinux-970e2486492aa1eb47a436a5a4c81e92558986a9.tar.gz
Documentation: remove references to /etc/modprobe.conf
Usage of /etc/modprobe.conf file was deprecated by module-init-tools and is no longer parsed by new kmod tool. References to this file are replaced in Documentation, comments and Kconfig according to the context. There are also some references to the old /etc/modules.conf from 2.4 kernels that are being removed. Signed-off-by: Lucas De Marchi <lucas.demarchi@profusion.mobi> Acked-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de> Acked-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/serial')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/computone.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/rocket.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/stallion.txt4
3 files changed, 7 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/computone.txt b/Documentation/serial/computone.txt
index 39ddcdbeeb8..a6a1158ea2b 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/computone.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/computone.txt
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ Hardware - If you have an ISA card, find a free interrupt and io port.
Note the hardware address from the Computone ISA cards installed into
the system. These are required for editing ip2.c or editing
- /etc/modprobe.conf, or for specification on the modprobe
+ /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf, or for specification on the modprobe
command line.
Note that the /etc/modules.conf should be used for older (pre-2.6)
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ b) Run "make config" or "make menuconfig" or "make xconfig"
c) Set address on ISA cards then:
edit /usr/src/linux/drivers/char/ip2.c if needed
or
- edit /etc/modprobe.conf if needed (module).
+ edit config file in /etc/modprobe.d/ if needed (module).
or both to match this setting.
d) Run "make modules"
e) Run "make modules_install"
@@ -153,11 +153,11 @@ the irqs are not specified the driver uses the default in ip2.c (which
selects polled mode). If no base addresses are specified the defaults in
ip2.c are used. If you are autoloading the driver module with kerneld or
kmod the base addresses and interrupt number must also be set in ip2.c
-and recompile or just insert and options line in /etc/modprobe.conf or both.
+and recompile or just insert and options line in /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf or both.
The options line is equivalent to the command line and takes precedence over
what is in ip2.c.
-/etc/modprobe.conf sample:
+config sample to put /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf:
options ip2 io=1,0x328 irq=1,10
alias char-major-71 ip2
alias char-major-72 ip2
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/rocket.txt b/Documentation/serial/rocket.txt
index 1d858299043..60b03989105 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/rocket.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/rocket.txt
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ in the system log at /var/log/messages.
If installed as a module, the module must be loaded. This can be done
manually by entering "modprobe rocket". To have the module loaded automatically
-upon system boot, edit the /etc/modprobe.conf file and add the line
+upon system boot, edit a /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf file and add the line
"alias char-major-46 rocket".
In order to use the ports, their device names (nodes) must be created with mknod.
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/stallion.txt b/Documentation/serial/stallion.txt
index 5c4902d9a5b..55090914a9c 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/stallion.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/stallion.txt
@@ -139,8 +139,8 @@ secondary address 0x280 and IRQ 10.
You will probably want to enter this module load and configuration information
into your system startup scripts so that the drivers are loaded and configured
-on each system boot. Typically the start up script would be something like
-/etc/modprobe.conf.
+on each system boot. Typically configuration files are put in the
+/etc/modprobe.d/ directory.
2.2 STATIC DRIVER CONFIGURATION: