Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439517
update of module-init-tools overwrites old modprobe.conf
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:16:38 EST
Description of problem:
After updating my system yesterday and rebooting, I found that my modprobe.conf
file had been overwritten, without even leaving me with a "modprobe.conf.rpmold"
file containing my module data.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
After updating 'module-init-tools', I'm left with a blank modprobe.conf.
The update package should have installed its blank modprobe.conf at
modprobe.conf.rpmnew. At the least, it should have backed up my modprobe.conf
I had module data for configuring my sound card without skipping in my
modprobe.conf file. That data is gone now. I will consider moving to Ubuntu,
as I'm sick of things like this happening during updates.
Was this update pulled in by a yum update or did you manually install?
The update was pulled in by a yum update.
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