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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [TINY] Documentation/Changes for modules
whups, looks like i had a small error in the last patch.  the url for
module-init-tools has been fixed, and all the references to modutils
(outside source) has been updated if necessary.

more patches to follow to fix up the modules.conf/conf.modules vs.
modprobe.conf references.

thanks to jlnance for pointing out the err in my last patch.

-- DN
Daniel

--- ./Documentation/Changes.orig Thu Dec 26 18:24:33 2002
+++ ./Documentation/Changes Fri Dec 27 11:07:57 2002
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@
o Gnu make 3.78 # make --version
o binutils 2.9.5.0.25 # ld -v
o util-linux 2.10o # fdformat --version
-o modutils 2.4.2 # insmod -V
+o module-init-tools 0.9 # rmmod -V
o e2fsprogs 1.29 # tune2fs
o jfsutils 1.0.14 # fsck.jfs -V
o reiserfsprogs 3.6.3 # reiserfsck -V 2>&1|grep reiserfsprogs
@@ -141,14 +141,11 @@
version of ksymoops to decode the report; see REPORTING-BUGS in the
root of the Linux source for more information.

-Modutils
+Module-Init-Tools
--------

-Upgrade to recent modutils to fix various outstanding bugs which are
-seen more frequently under 2.4.x, and to enable auto-loading of USB
-modules. In addition, the layout of modules under
-/lib/modules/`uname -r`/ has been made more sane. This change also
-requires that you upgrade to a recent modutils.
+A new module loader is now in the kernel that requires module-init-tools
+to use. It is backward compatible with the 2.4.x series kernels.

Mkinitrd
--------
@@ -306,7 +303,7 @@

Modutils
--------
-o <ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/modutils/v2.4/>
+o <ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rusty/modules/>

Mkinitrd
--------
--- ./Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt.orig Thu Dec 26 16:03:56 2002
+++ ./Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt Fri Dec 27 10:54:09 2002
@@ -213,7 +213,7 @@

$(GENKSYMS) contains the command used to generate kernel symbol
signatures when CONFIG_MODVERSIONS is enabled. The genksyms
- command comes from the modutils package.
+ command comes from the module-init-tools package.

CROSS_COMPILE

--- ./Documentation/modules.txt.orig Thu Dec 26 16:03:55 2002
+++ ./Documentation/modules.txt Fri Dec 27 10:55:36 2002
@@ -3,12 +3,11 @@
the internals of module, but mostly a sample of how to compile
and use modules.

-Note: You should ensure that the modutils-X.Y.Z.tar.gz you are using
-is the most up to date one for this kernel. The "X.Y.Z" will reflect
-the kernel version at the time of the release of the modules package.
-Some older modules packages aren't aware of some of the newer modular
-features that the kernel now supports. The current required version
-is listed in the file linux/Documentation/Changes.
+Note: You should ensure that the module-init-tools-X.Y.Z.tar.gz you
+are using is the most up to date one for this kernel. Some older
+modules packages aren't aware of some of the newer modular features
+that the kernel now supports. The current required version is listed
+in the file linux/Documentation/Changes.

* * * NOTE * * *
The kernel has been changed to remove kerneld support and use
@@ -124,7 +123,8 @@

To use modprobe successfully, you generally place the following
command in your /etc/rc.d/rc.S script. (Read more about this in the
-"rc.hints" file in the module utilities package, "modutils-x.y.z.tar.gz".)
+"rc.hints" file in the module utilities package,
+"module-init-tools-x.y.z.tar.gz".)

/sbin/depmod -a

--- ./Documentation/networking/z8530drv.txt.orig Thu Dec 26 16:03:56 2002
+++ ./Documentation/networking/z8530drv.txt Fri Dec 27 10:56:14 2002
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@

insmod scc.o

-please read 'man insmod' that comes with modutils.
+please read 'man insmod' that comes with module-init-tools.

You should include the insmod in one of the /etc/rc.d/rc.* files,
and don't forget to insert a call of sccinit after that. It
--- ./Documentation/sound/oss/Introduction.orig Thu Dec 26 16:03:56 2002
+++ ./Documentation/sound/oss/Introduction Fri Dec 27 10:57:58 2002
@@ -119,9 +119,9 @@

6. Make the modules and install them (make modules; make modules_install).

-Note, for 2.4.x kernels, make sure you have the newer modutils
-loaded or modules will not be loaded properly. 2.4.x changed the
-layout of /lib/modules/2.4.x and requires an updated modutils.
+Note, for 2.5.x kernels, make sure you have the newer module-init-tools
+installed or modules will not be loaded properly. 2.5.x requires an
+updated module-init-tools.


Plug and Play (PnP:
--- ./Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt.orig Thu Dec 26 16:03:56 2002
+++ ./Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt Fri Dec 27 10:58:58 2002
@@ -286,9 +286,9 @@

1 - A module with a non-GPL license has been loaded, this
includes modules with no license.
- Set by modutils >= 2.4.9.
+ Set by modutils >= 2.4.9 and module-init-tools.
2 - A module was force loaded by insmod -f.
- Set by modutils >= 2.4.9.
+ Set by modutils >= 2.4.9 and module-init-tools.
4 - Unsafe SMP processors: SMP with CPUs not designed for SMP.

==============================================================
--- ./Documentation/usb/hotplug.txt.orig Thu Dec 26 16:03:56 2002
+++ ./Documentation/usb/hotplug.txt Fri Dec 27 11:00:19 2002
@@ -5,8 +5,8 @@
immediately usable. That means the system must do many things, including:

- Find a driver that can handle the device. That may involve
- loading a kernel module; newer drivers can use modutils to
- publish their device (and class) support to user utilities.
+ loading a kernel module; newer drivers can use module-init-tools
+ to publish their device (and class) support to user utilities.

- Bind a driver to that device. Bus frameworks do that using a
device driver's probe() routine.
@@ -76,15 +76,15 @@

Currently available policy agent implementations can load drivers for
modules, and can invoke driver-specific setup scripts. The newest ones
-leverage USB modutils support. Later agents might unload drivers.
+leverage USB module-init-tools support. Later agents might unload drivers.


USB MODUTILS SUPPORT

-Current versions of modutils will create a "modules.usbmap" file which
-contains the entries from each driver's MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE. Such files
-can be used by various user mode policy agents to make sure all the right
-driver modules get loaded, either at boot time or later.
+Current versions of module-init-tools will create a "modules.usbmap" file
+which contains the entries from each driver's MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE. Such
+files can be used by various user mode policy agents to make sure all the
+right driver modules get loaded, either at boot time or later.

See <linux/usb.h> for full information about such table entries; or look
at existing drivers. Each table entry describes one or more criteria to
--- ./Documentation/video4linux/README.cpia.orig Thu Dec 26 16:03:56 2002
+++ ./Documentation/video4linux/README.cpia Fri Dec 27 11:01:37 2002
@@ -51,9 +51,9 @@
CONFIG_VIDEO_CPIA=m
CONFIG_VIDEO_CPIA_PP=m

-For autoloading of all those modules you need to tell modutils some
-stuff. Add the following line to your modutils config-file
-(e.g. /etc/modules.conf or wherever your distribution does store that
+For autoloading of all those modules you need to tell module-init-tools
+some stuff. Add the following line to your module-init-tools config-file
+(e.g. /etc/modprobe.conf or wherever your distribution does store that
stuff):

options parport_pc io=0x378 irq=7 dma=3
--- ./scripts/ver_linux.orig Thu Dec 26 16:04:45 2002
+++ ./scripts/ver_linux Fri Dec 27 11:07:13 2002
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@

mount --version | awk -F\- '{print "mount ", $NF}'

-insmod -V 2>&1 | awk 'NR==1 {print "modutils ",$NF}'
+rmmod -V 2>&1 | awk 'NR==1 {print "module-init-tools ",$NF}'

tune2fs 2>&1 | grep "^tune2fs" | sed 's/,//' | awk \
'NR==1 {print "e2fsprogs ", $2}'
-
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