[ILUG] devfs and audio
John P. Looney
jplooney-ilug at online.ie
Wed Mar 15 16:41:28 GMT 2000
On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 12:01:15PM +0000, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> no the autoload mechanism is different. firstly you need to configure
> devfsd.conf eg..
> LOOKUP .* MODLOAD
> afaik i can tell from the man page this will mean lookups of
> eg /dev/printers to cause modprobe printers to be run, so you'd need
> to setup an alias in conf.modules to handle it.
>  although the man page words it strangely, it'd nearly make you think
> that it does "modprobe /dev/printers/X" but that'd couldn't be right,
> could it?
The example modules.conf file in the
linux/Documentation/filesystems/devfs certainly alludes to the fact.
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