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Linux - stopping kernel module from automatically loading

I am using Angstrom distribution on my Overo board, and I have a little problem. Sometimes kernel modules that are used to handle my camera are loaded at boot time, sometimes not. I am wondering, is ...
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Update kernel module option on Fedora 17

There is a kernel module hid_apple, and I need to set its option fnmode to 2. So, I've created /etc/modprobe.d/hid_apple.conf file with such content options hid_apple fnmode=2 Then run dracut -f ...
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Will custom kernel module persist through kernel upgrades?

I was wondering if custom kernel modules that I compile and install via a package will persist through a kernel upgrade. I am trying to install ZFS as kernel module in Ubuntu but the problem is ...
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Disable “longhaul” kernel module with a GRUB command?

I've got a problem with a VIA C3 (1GHz)-system: the system freezes immediately when the CPU frequency goes under 731MHz because of an incompatibility with the (not completely implemented) i686 ...
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Building modules with linux kernel for custom flavor

I followed the instructions for building a custom kernel and booting it. Everything works fine, except that when building it, I used the option skipmodule=true (as given in this link), so I guess the ...
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Automatically detecting temperature sensors on startup (Ubuntu 10.10)

I am very close to achieving my goal of setting up a CPU temperature graph that is displayed in the top panel of my desktop. I have the applet and have gotten it to graph temperatures, which appear to ...
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Automatically load kernel module at boot. (Angstrom)

i know how to load your module automatically in ubuntu. you put your module in /etc/modules But, i compile a kernel and filesystem for an embedded system which i am working on it. but there is no ...
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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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How to unload a Windows driver?

I'm looking for a cmd-line solution to stop a Windows driver that I had installed manually. The installing procedure was the following: sc create MyDrv type= kernel start= demand binPath= ...
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unable to compile a kernel module

I tried to compile my first loadable kernel module and failed :( Here is the error: r@ubuntu:/$ sudo make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build/ M=`pwd` [sudo] password for r: make: Entering directory ...
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How to show the version of a single Linux kernel module?

How is it possible to see the version of a single kernel module in Linux? With the command lsmod, I can see something like this: ata_piix 18561 2 libata 154449 2 ...
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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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__modver_version_show undefined error when building linux kernel 3.0.4 version

I tried to build the linux kernel 3.0.4 on ubuntu 11.10 in virtualbox. Here are my steps: Download the source code tar xjvf linux-source-3.0.0.tar.bz2 cd linux-source-3.0.0 make menuconfig, changed ...
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Oracle Virtualbox on statically compiled kernel

I can't seem to find any documentation on the subject. I'm working on putting together a linux install for a fairly "dirty" environment. Best practice there would be a statically compiled kernel ...
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How to add ahci module to linux-image-2.6.38-11-virtual kernel?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 with the linux-image-2.6.38-11-virtual kernel as a virtual machine in VirtualBox (4.1.2). When I booted the machine after installation, I got this error message: FATAL: ...
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Can't install 82579V ethernet card on Debian

I just installed Debian 6.0.1 on a new machine today. It has a Intel DH67CFB3 motherboard and a built-in ethernet card which is the Intel 82579V. I googled around for a while trying to find how to ...
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Howto compile a kernel module on CentOS [required packages]

What yum commands do I need to get available packages installed on CentOS to build a iptables MATCH kernel module.
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lsmod and /proc/modules

I can get a list of modules using either lsmod or cat /proc/modules. Do the two approaches use the same mechanism to retrieve the modules? I want to know this as we could use it to find some hidden ...
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Can you pass options to a linux kernel module through the boot parameter?

I have an issue that is fixed by changing the lpfc driver to run using MSI interrupts. This is done by adding “options lpfc lpfc_use_msi=2” /etc/modprobe.conf.local file. Is there a way to make this ...
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Which Linux kernel modules are related to heat, fan speed, and power management

Which Linux kernel modules are related to fan speed, temperature monitoring and power management. The goal of my question is to provide a starting point for understanding which Linux kernel modules ...
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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 ...