[Novalug] January Meeting-- Go or No GO (VOTE !)
greg at pryzby.org
Mon Jan 9 08:43:46 EST 2012
Right now we are at a dead heat 6 - 6, for the meeting.
Any topics or speakers?
IF we meet, we will gather at Palantir and walk across the parking lot
to Red Hat for the meeting.
(Jason, don't worry about finding someone for the meeting).
STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS
On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 11:53 PM, Jon LaBadie <novalugml at jgcomp.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 09:28:55PM -0500, W Alan Day wrote:
>> If you hold it, I will come.
>> I have put kubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot up on a thumbdrive that boots on
>> my old IBM T42 and macBook. When I reloaded it, had trouble getting the
>> broadcom wireless driver to load -- something about it being blacklisted
>> -- used muon to install a driver that works.
>> If someone can explain the blacklist of a device driver, it might be a
>> worthwhile talk.
> Blacklisting is a mechanism to avoid having a device driver module
> auto-loaded by the kernel. Two of several reasons this might be
> desireable include if a module was known to be defective or maybe
> you need to control the sequence of module loading and prefer to
> load some modules manually.
> To blacklist a module simply create a file in /etc/modprobe.d
> such as the following from my system.
> $ cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-visor.conf
> blacklist visor
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