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which process is using a linux kernel module?

I am trying to run this command: # rmmod nvidia But I get: ERROR: Module nvidia is in use How can I know which process(es) is/are using the nvidia module?
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Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation?

Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation? For example, I've tried googling the module iwlagn, but I cannot find anything that tells me about available options. Where do I look?
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What are Linux kernel modules?

I was wondering if someone could explain what Linux kernel modules are to someone who comes from Windows?
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Skip kernel module at boot

There is a broken kernel module, due to which I can not even load the OS, so I can not delete or fix it. Is it possible to skip this module at boot, using the kernel's parameters or something?
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modprobe -k -q (missing parameter)

well, I got the following modprobe scripts modprobe -k -q streams what does the -k parameter mean ?. is it exist in older modprobe ? I don't see -k parameter in recent modprobe. Thanks for your ...