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Re: module blacklisting not working

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 11:35:51AM -0700, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
> I've created a file:
>     /etc/modprobe.d/0_local_blacklist
> to avoid clobbering the udev-provided package. It contains:
>     blacklist kvm
>     blacklist kvm-intel
> However, after every reboot I still have to manually remove the modules
> from the running kernel. What am I doing wrong here?

Blacklisting a module does not override an explicit loading of it (a
direct modprobe, rather than a modprobe of an alias of it). Is there a
script that runs, e.g. 'modprobe kvm'? Or that modprobes something one
of those modules depend on?

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