Bug 21283 - using if/else in modules.conf confuses rc scripts
using if/else in modules.conf confuses rc scripts
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-23 11:09 EST by Paul Flinders
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-27 10:50:57 EST
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Description Paul Flinders 2000-11-23 11:09:28 EST
rc.sysinit looks for and loads certain modules
by grepping /etc/modules.conf, this fails if you
are using conditional constructs.

Forms like 

alias=`egrep -s "^alias[[:space:]]+sound[[:space:]]+" /etc/modules.conf |
awk '{ print $3 }'`

would be better replaced with

alias=`/sbin/modprobe -c | egrep -s "^alias[[:space:]]+sound[[:space:]]+"
/etc/modules.conf | awk '{ print $3 }'`
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-12-12 03:18:13 EST
Will be fixed in initscripts-5.53-1 ; thanks for the report!

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