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Old 03-13-07, 02:37 PM   #9
energyman76b
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Default Re: Request for the Linux Dev Driver folks: module auto-comp

a) if the module is not found, X will fail. So you don't have to stop it. Just restart after module installation.

b) if you are a corporate user, you won't update your kernel monthly - or at all. So that point of yours is moot.

c) 4000 desktops, see b.

d) if you really are a corporate user with many thousand desktops, doing monthly kernel updates and not able to stop X (lol), you should be able to hack a simple script, like the one posted.

e) at least one of the leading edge distros (gentoo), can rebuild every external module on boot without user interaction.

This 'functionality' is a 'problem' that has to be solved by the distris - or the professional users who need it.
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