How to set kernel module load priority/order

Tom H tomh0665 at
Wed Oct 28 18:55:24 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 4:52 PM, Manvir Singh
<webmaster at> wrote:
> I need to load the "vfio" module before the "radeon" module starts. How can
> I do this in Ubuntu? In Fedora I can achieve this with
> "rd.driver.pre=vfio-pci" in my grub config, but how would I do this in
> Ubuntu 15.10?

Try using dracut on Ubuntu, if it's available, and use rd.driver.pre.
Blacklist radeon in "/etc/modprobe.d/" and list vfio before radeon in
"/etc/modules" (or "/etc/modules-load.d/").

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