Re: Excluding modules from auto-loading
On 11/07/2004 at 22:45 +0200, Richard Guenther wrote:
> I installed kernel-image-powerpc and now on boot a lot of modules get
> loaded that I don't need. F.i. ipv6, ext3, nfsd and ieee1394 - can I
> somehow prevent loading of these modules at startup (apart from deleting
> them, of course)?
For 2.6, you can do something like:
echo install ipv6 /bin/true >> /etc/modprobe.d/something
But this will prevent loading the module at anytime (not only on boot).
I mean, if you do modprobe ipv6, it will silently ignore the request and