2.7.5 Special provisions for dealing with modules
modconf package provides a shell script
/usr/sbin/modconf) which can be used to customize the
configuration of modules. This script presents a menu-based interface,
prompting the user for particulars on the loadable device drivers in his
system. The responses are used to customize the file
/etc/modules.conf (which lists aliases, and other arguments that
must be used in conjunction with various modules) through files in
/etc/modules (which lists the
modules that must be loaded at boot time).
Like the (new)
Configure.help files that are now available to
support the construction of custom kernels, the
comes with a series of help files (in
provide detailed information on appropriate arguments for each of the modules.
The modularized 2.4 kernel,
Section 7.2 for examples.