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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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nouveau without KMS

I have nomodeset when I boot my kernel, as I want to switch between nouveau and nvidia proprietary drivers within a session. However, nouveau won't load, complaining that kms isn't enabled (xorg.log ...
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After installation of new drivers, Ubuntu won't boot into graphics mode

Here's what I did: At first I had nvidia drivers from 195 series installed from Ubuntu repositories and everything worked fine. I used system for some time, settled into it and have some data I don't ...
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Linux kernel, Nvidia: Turning off graphics in Ubuntu

How can you turn off graphics at Ubuntu's GRUB -bootloader such that you can access and see terminal? I have a 5-year-old Nvidia graphics-card which is not anymore compatible with Linux kernel 2..18 ...