[Dev] [Arch Linux: Recent news updates: Dave Reisner] kmod replaces module-init-tools

Luke T.Shumaker lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jan 22 21:54:26 GMT 2012

We should post this as a news post on the website.

~ Luke Shumaker

At Sat, 21 Jan 2012 20:18:01 -0000,
Arch Linux: Recent news updates: Dave Reisner wrote:
> Dave Reisner wrote:
> With module-init-tools being declared a dead project by its current
> maintainer, a new project has stepped up to take its place:
> kmod. This is intended to be a drop-in replacement, though
> deprecated functionality in module-init-tools has not been
> reimplemented.
> If, upon upgrade, pacman moves `/etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf` to a
> .pacsave, you should move it back. This file, and any other config
> read by module-init-tools, is still read by kmod. However, the kmod
> package will no longer include a blank config file. You'll find the
> same (if not more) documentation in the manpages and --help output
> for the binaries.
> URL: http://www.archlinux.org/news/kmod-replaces-module-init-tools/

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