[ubuntu/intrepid] module-init-tools 3.3-pre11-4ubuntu15 (Accepted)

Tim Gardner tcanonical at tpi.com
Tue Oct 14 15:04:33 UTC 2008

Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 07:13 -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> Scott James Remnant wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 16:50 +0000, Tim Gardner wrote:
>>>> module-init-tools (3.3-pre11-4ubuntu15) intrepid; urgency=low
>>>>   * Added ipw2200 modprobe option 'associate=0' to stop auto-association.
>>>>     -LP: #264104
>>> This should be done by changing the default in the kernel, no?
>>> You generally should not apply default options using modprobe
>>> configuration; it is painfully difficult for a user to override.
>> 6 of one, half dozen of another. If this option is correct behavior,
>> then the user shouldn't _have_ to change it.
> Perhaps.
> Except that modprobe options are easy to get mis-applied or even failed
> to be applied.  e.g. the module might be loaded from initramfs, which
> may not have the options file copied (or may simply be out of date) - or
> may be loaded by a tool other than modprobe, etc.
> If this option is correct behaviour, the kernel should behave that way
> out of the box.
> Scott

ok, see attached. Shall I back out the module-init-tools patch?

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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