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Autoloading new kernel after upgrades on Arch Linux

September 07, 2019 — Uniporn

As an Arch user you may have noticed your USB devices won't work when connected after a kernel update. If I understand correctly that is due to te new kernel storing their modules in another directory than the one still running, while during upgrade also the old location is being removed. Hence when you plug in a new device the corresponding module is not found and you won't be able to use it.