Which file replace /etc/modprobe.conf in Ubuntu?

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Thu Mar 23 20:03:15 UTC 2006

On do, 2006-03-23 at 20:26 +0100, Loïc Martin wrote:
> So I just create a file in /etc/modprobe.d/ with whatever name I want 
> and it's going to be read at startup or I use 
> /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-kernel-nkc ?

That name sounds sensible, but you could use any name you want. I have
one file in there to blacklist bcm43xx called broadcom_sucks and that
works fine as well :)

> Do I need to do anything after the file is created (or 
> /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-kernel-nkc is modified)?

A reboot may be needed to make these changes effective since I guess
that you can't simply unload/reload that particular driver.
Dennis K.
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