[plug] modules and sysadmin

Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima tony at cantech.net.au
Thu May 27 15:04:15 WST 1999

On Thu, 27 May 1999, Mike Holland wrote:

> I've upgraded to RH6 and this time would like to keep
> the existing kernel, rather than build my own.
> What is the "correct" way to add a SCSI device?
> >From the man pages, i found:
>   insmod /lib/modules/2.2.5-15/scsi/aha152x.o aha152x=0x140,12
> or ever better:
>   modprobe aha152x aha152x=0x140,12
> inserted in rc.local will do the job. But what is the preferred way
> to configure modules?
> I found /etc/conf.modules, but it has no man page ... ah, described
> in depmod(1).

try adding
alias scsihostadapter aha152x
options aha152x aha152x=0x140,12

to /etc/conf.modules.

then in theory any access to a scsi device will cause the module to load ...

Yours Tony.

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