44.6 Loading Kernel Modules
The configuration file
/etc/modules.conf is automatically
generated by the -, update, modules command. It specifies
module configurations that should survive a kernel reboot.
The contents of
/etc/modules.conf are updated using files
/etc/modutils/. Many Debian packages that have to
manipulate modules when they are installed will make additions to
/etc/modutils/ and then run -, update, modules.
You can make your own additions to
automatically have them placed in the next generation of the
A simpler alternative is to add needed modules into
/etc/modules. This is particularly useful for modules that
need no options.
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