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Re: stop kernel module loading at boot



On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 10:41 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> Birt, Jeffrey wrote:
> > I had installed Linuxant's driverloader to be able to use my wireless
> > card in my laptop.  I could not get it to work with S3 (suspend to ram)
> > so I uninstalled it (by Linuxants directions) and its kernel module
> > still loads at boot time (although I can't locate it with modprobe?).  I
> > have had no luck trying to figure out what causes it to load at boot.
> > I've checked modules.conf rc.local etc with no luck.  Any ideas?
> 
> You didn't say which Fedora you're running.  If you have a 2.6 kernel,
> then it's /etc/modprobe.conf that you should be looking at.  The
> module should be located somewhere in /lib/modules/`uname -r`, so:
> 
> 	find /lib/modules/`uname -r` -name whatever.ko -print
> 
> should reveal it to you.
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You may also want to check /etc/rc.modules.  It's run out of rc.sysinit
if it exists.

Bob...


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