Kudzu removed from RHEL6

With the introduction of RHEL6 the kudzu hardware hardware manager was removed. All of the functionality that was once a par of kudzu has been integrated into the kernel and udev, as evidenced by this e-mail correspondence with one of Redhat’s support engineers:

“Kudzu is removed from rhel6. The kernel should be taking care of module loading from this point onwards. When it enumerates the device through its own methods or udev. It should automatically load the drivers based on device enumeration/identification based on their BUS such as PCI id’s USB ids. Other non hardware modules such as networking protocols will/should be loaded automatically on use ( unsupported/tech preview modules being the exception to this rule).”

Since kudzu has been with us for quite some time I thought it only fitting that we give it a proper farewell. Now if I only had a goat to eat the left overs. ;)

This article was posted by Matty on 2011-07-22 17:35:00 -0400 EDT