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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/parport.txt
parent096015236df46c64be8b86e41fd4e28522e5f7e5 (diff)
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>
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1 files changed, 6 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/parport.txt b/Documentation/parport.txt
index 93a7ceef398d..c208e4366c03 100644
--- a/Documentation/parport.txt
+++ b/Documentation/parport.txt
@@ -36,18 +36,17 @@ addresses should not be specified for supported PCI cards since they
are automatically detected.
-If you use kmod, you will find it useful to edit /etc/modprobe.conf.
-Here is an example of the lines that need to be added:
+If you use modprobe , you will find it useful to add lines as below to a
+configuration file in /etc/modprobe.d/ directory:.
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
options parport_pc io=0x378,0x278 irq=7,auto
-KMod will then automatically load parport_pc (with the options
-"io=0x378,0x278 irq=7,auto") whenever a parallel port device driver
-(such as lp) is loaded.
+modprobe will load parport_pc (with the options "io=0x378,0x278 irq=7,auto")
+whenever a parallel port device driver (such as lp) is loaded.
Note that these are example lines only! You shouldn't in general need
to specify any options to parport_pc in order to be able to use a

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