2018-03-06 11:37 GMT+02:00 J. Roeleveld <jo...@antarean.org>:
> On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:21:43 AM CET gevisz wrote:
>> 2018-03-05 23:35 GMT+02:00 Neil Bothwick <n...@digimed.co.uk>:
>> > On Mon, 5 Mar 2018 22:40:00 +0200, gevisz wrote:
>> >> Can anybody explain me who loads virtualbox-modules without my consent
>> >> and how I can make them loaded only when I need them (just before I am
>> >> going to run VirtualBox, which I do not so often)?
>> > The ebuild installs /usr/lib/modules-load.d/virtualbox.conf which causes
>> > the modules to be loaded by systemd-modules-load.service. Systemd gives
>> > priority to similarly names files in /etc so creating an
>> > empty /etc/modules-load.d/virtualbox.conf should prevent them loading,
>> > although I'm basing that on the man page rather than actual experience.
>> Thank you for your reply.
>> My system indeed has file /usr/lib/modules-load.d/virtualbox.conf
>> file and it indeed lists all virtualbox modules.
>> And, indeed, creating directory /etc/modules-load.d/ and an empty
>> /etc/modules-load.d/virtualbox.conf file precludes loading virtualbox
>> moduli during boot
>> The only problem here is that I do not use systemd, only openrc.
>> So, https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/VirtualBox is outdated?
>> At least with respect to its OpenRC part.
>> And why at all OpenRC uses the systemd config files?
>> Ah, yes, /etc/init.d/modules-load
>> "loads a list of modules from systemd-compatible locations".
>> Ok. But the problem is that I cannot find any symlink to this file
>> from any subdirectory of /etc/runlevels/
>> > You could also disable the service if you don't want any
>> > non-hotplugged modules loaded at boot.
>> So, I do not know how to disable this service.
> It is a dependency for "modules", which is (on my system) in the boot
Yes, this is the case for my system. Thank you.