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       discover-modprobe.conf — configuration file for discover-modprobe(5)


       discover-modprobe.conf is the configuration file for discover-modprobe,
       which is responsible for retrieving and loading kernel modules.


              This file is a shell script, and as such is subject to a  string
              variable  assignment  syntax.  No  space  is allowed between the
              variable name, the equal (=) sign, and the value(s) assigned. If
              multiple  values  are  to  be  assigned, the list must be space-
              delimited with surrounding quotes.

       Two directives can be used in this file: types and skip.  Both  can  be
       defined multiple times.

       types     This describes the classes of hardware that should be scanned
                 and queried.

       skip      These modules should  never  be  loaded.  See  the  ‘‘Files’’
                 section  for  details  on  the mechanism for generating these
                 entries automatically.


                 A crash file written and erased each  time  discover-modprobe
                 attempts  to load a module. If the file lingers, the computer
                 is assumed to have crashed while loading that module, and the
                 module name is added to discover-modprobe.conf as a module to
                 skip in the future.

See Also

       discover-modprobe(8), modprobe(8), discover(1)